|Born||13 May 1988|
|Current club information|
|British league||Belle Vue Aces|
|Polish league||Wybrzeże Gdańsk|
|2007-|| Belle Vue Aces (GBR) |
Billy Sven Forsberg (born 13 May 1988) is a Swedish speedway rider who represented the Belle Vue Aces in the British Elite League before his premature retirement at the end of the 2009 following injury. He appeared in a SGP as a wildcard, but failed to impress.
His grandfather Dan Forsberg rode for Birmingham Brummies and reached two World finals in 1952 and 1957.
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Peter Mattias Forsberg is a Swedish former professional ice hockey player and was for a time assistant general manager of Modo Hockey. Nicknamed "Peter the Great" and "Foppa", Forsberg was known for his on-ice vision and physical play, and is considered one of the greatest players of all time. Although his career was shortened by persistent injuries, as of 2021, he stands ninth all-time in career points-per-game and fifth all-time in career assists-per-game in the NHL, only behind Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Bobby Orr, and Connor McDavid. In 2017 Forsberg was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.
Modo Hockey is a professional ice hockey club in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The team plays in Sweden's second-tier league HockeyAllsvenskan. The club was founded in March 1921 and has won two SHL championships; in 1979 and 2007. The team's home arena is the Fjällräven Center since 2006. Before then, the team played at Kempehallen, beginning in 1964.
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Formula D or Formula DRIFT Black Magic Pro Championship Presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras is the premier United States-based drifting series. Formula Drift, Inc. was co-founded by Jim Liaw and Ryan Sage in 2003 as a sister company to the now defunct Slipstream Global Marketing, the same partnership that introduced D1 Grand Prix to the United States. The new entity would solely own, operate and launch the first official drifting series in North America. 2018 was Formula Drift's fifteenth year of competition.
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Forsberg is a Swedish-language surname.
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The Jerring Award is a prize established by Radiosporten, the sport section of Sveriges Radio, voted by its radio audience who choose the Swedish athlete or team that has made the best sport performance of the year. The prize is named after Swedish radio personality Sven Jerring. It is also called "the prize of the people", since it is the radio audience who vote. There has around 2010-2019 been criticism on the fact that there has been campaigns within sports with many amateurs, so that golf and horse jumping has been awarded.
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