Norwegians’ relationship with skiing


If you go cross-country skiing you will be considered Norwegian

regardless of your real nationality

“Å bli født med ski på beina” is an expression which describes

Norwegians’ relationship with skiing, nature and winter

It is a big part of their cultural heritage and they are very proud

of this relationship


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.