Aleksander Aamodt Kilde – Wikipedia

Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde
Aleksander Aamodt Kilde - Bormio 2019 (cropped).jpg

Kilde in 2019

Disciplines Super-G, Downhill,
Combined, Giant slalom
Club Lommedalens IL
Born (1992-09-21) 21 September 1992 (age 29)
Bærum, Akershus, Norway
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) [1]
World Cup debut 28 October 2012 (age 20)
Teams 3 – (2014, 2018, 2022)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
Teams 3 – (2015, 2017, 2019)
Medals 0
Seasons 10 – (2013–2022)
Wins 13 – (6 DH, 7 SG)
Podiums 29 – (10 DH, 16 SG, 3 AC)
Overall titles 1 – (2020)
Discipline titles 3 – (SG 2016 & 2022, DH 2022)

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (born 21 September 1992) is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer. He competes in four events, with a main focus on super-G and downhill.[2]Kilde hails from Bærum and represents the sports club Lommedalens IL.[3]

Kilde became junior world champion in giant slalom in 2013 at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada,[4] and won the European Cup overall title that season.[2] He also finished second in the Super-G at the Norwegian national championships, setting a time 0.11 of a second behind winner Aksel Lund Svindal.[5] He made his World Cup debut in October 2012 and has competed on the circuit since the 2014 season.[6]

Kilde represented Norway in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia,[7] and was 13th in the super-G at Rosa Khutor, but did not finish in the downhill nor the combination, where he placed fourth in the downhill portion of the combined.

He gained his first World Cup podium in a super-G at Val Gardena in December 2015. It was a third place in a Norwegian sweep, following teammates Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud.

Kilde won the 2019–20 World Cup overall title, after the retirement of Marcel Hirscher with eight consecutive. Despite winning two races in Val Gardena in December 2020, he failed to defend the title due to a season-ending injury in January.

The following 2021/22 season, though, saw Kilde reach a personal best number of podiums within one season: seven wins and two 2nd places. He won the Super-G globe for the second time in his career and also celebrated his first Downhill globe. In the 2022 Winter Olympics, Kilde won two medals, a bronze from Super-G and a surprise silver from alpine combined. He also finished fifth in the downhill.

World Cup results[edit]

Season titles[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Standings through 6 March 2022
^ Injured in mid-January 2021, out for the rest of the season

Race podiums[edit]

  • 13 wins – (6 DH, 7 SG)
  • 29 podiums – (10 DH, 16 SG, 3 AC)
Date Location Discipline Place
2016 18 Dec 2015 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Super-G 3rd
30 Jan 2016 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Downhill 1st
27 Feb 2016 Austria Hinterstoder, Austria Super-G 1st
17 Mar 2016  Switzerland  St. Moritz, Switzerland Super-G 2nd
2017 16 Dec 2016 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Super-G 2nd
29 Dec 2016 Italy Santa Caterina, Italy Combined 3rd
16 Mar 2017 United States Aspen, USA Super-G 3rd
2019 1 Dec 2018 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 3rd
15 Dec 2018 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 1st
29 Dec 2018 Italy Bormio, Italy Super-G 3rd
19 Jan 2019  Switzerland  Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 3rd
2020 6 Dec 2019 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 2nd
29 Dec 2019 Italy Bormio, Italy Combined 2nd
24 Jan 2020 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Super-G 2nd
30 Jan 2020 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Downhill 2nd
14 Feb 2020 Austria Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria Super-G 1st
1 Mar 2020 Austria Hinterstoder, Austria Combined 3rd
7 Mar 2020 Norway  Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 2nd
2021 18 Dec 2020 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Super-G 1st
19 Dec 2020 Downhill 1st
2022 3 Dec 2021 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 1st
4 Dec 2021 Downhill 1st
17 Dec 2021 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Super-G 1st
29 Dec 2021 Italy Bormio, Italy Super-G 1st
13 Jan 2022  Switzerland  Wengen, Switzerland Super-G 2nd
14 Jan 2022 Downhill 1st
21 Jan 2022 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 1st
5 Mar 2022 Norway  Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 2nd
6 Mar 2022 Super-G 1st

World Championship results[edit]

Olympic results[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Although his middle name is derived from his mother’s maiden name, he is not related to fellow Norwegian alpine racer Kjetil André Aamodt.[5]

Kilde has been in a relationship with American alpine skier and fellow overall World Cup winner Mikaela Shiffrin since early 2021.


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