If you go cross-country skiing you will be considered Norwegian
regardless of your real nationality
The expression “Å bli født med ski på beina” or "To be born with skis on your feet"
Describes Norwegians’ relationship with skiing, nature and winter
They show great pride in their ability to ski
By interesting yourself for cross country skiing
chances are you will ease your integration to this winter country!
This is one of the 100 Unwritten Norwegian Social Laws presented in our new book "The 100 Unwritten Norwegian Social Laws"
Read more about our amazing Norwegian friends in our other Guidebooks to Norway written by Julien S. Bourrelle and Sean Percival.