|Born||3 December 1900|
|Died||21 September 1965 64) (aged|
Thorstein Stryken (3 December 1900 – 21 September 1965) was a Norwegian cyclist. He competed in two events at the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Cycling, also called biking or bicycling, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport. People engaged in cycling are referred to as "cyclists", "bikers", or less commonly, as "bicyclists". Apart from two-wheeled bicycles, "cycling" also includes the riding of unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, recumbent and similar human-powered vehicles (HPVs).
The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
Thorstein Bunde Veblen was an American economist and sociologist who became famous as a witty critic of capitalism.
Þorsteins saga Víkingssonar or The Saga of Thorstein, Viking's Son is a legendary saga which takes place in the 7th century. It is about the father of Frithjof the Bold. It begins in Norway and Sweden, but continues into exotic places such as India. It is not one of the more famous sagas, but it is still considered to be an entertaining story. See Viking.
Thorstein Helstad is a retired Norwegian footballer who played as a forward.
The þættir are short stories written mostly in Iceland during the 13th and 14th centuries.
Thorstein the Red or Thorstein Olafsson was a viking chieftain who flourished in late ninth-century Scotland.
Norway competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 70 competitors, 68 men and 2 women, took part in 43 events in 12 sports.
Norway competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 81 competitors, 77 men and 4 women, took part in 50 events in 12 sports.
Norway competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 102 competitors, 96 men and 6 women, took part in 72 events in 14 sports. Earlier in the year, Norway had hosted the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.
Þorsteins saga hvíta is one of the sagas of Icelanders.
Þorsteins saga Síðu-Hallssonar is one of the sagas of Icelanders.
Thorstein Arthur Johansen was a Norwegian rifle shooter who competed in the early 20th century.
Thorstein Kråkenes was a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist. He received a bronze medal in coxed eights at the 1948 Summer Olympics, as a member of the Norwegian team. His brother Harald was a member of the same Olympic team. His brother Sverre is also a competition rower, who participated in the 1952 and 1960 Olympic games.
Harald Kråkenes was a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist. He received a bronze medal in the coxed eight event at the 1948 Summer Olympics, as a member of the Norwegian team. His brother Thorstein was a member of the same Olympic bronze team. His brother Sverre is also a competition rower, who participated in the 1952 and 1960 Olympic games.
Stryken Station is located on the Gjøvik Line at Stryken, Lunner, Norway. The station was opened on 1 November 1917, after NSB Gjøvikbanen stated operating of the line on 11 June 2006, but the station has a very limited service, with only selected trains stopping on Saturdays and Sundays during the winter to provide access to the Association for the Promotion of Skiing's extensive ski trail network in Nordmarka.
Einar Diesen was a Norwegian journalist and newspaper editor.
Thorstein Guthe was a Norwegian physician and fencer.
Viking is a given name which may refer to:
The Tale of Thorstein Staff-Struck,, is an Icelandic þáttr which tells the tale of a conflict between the houses of Thorarinn and Bjarni Brodd-Helgason at Hof, Iceland. The tale is thought to have originated in the mid-13th century, however its earliest known record is on vellum fragments dated to the 15th century. The vast majority of the modern translation comes from 17th century paper fragments. The þáttr is often examined as it is considered to have strong artistic merit, exemplify saga characteristics, and to be of an appropriate length to examine in its entirety.
The Tale of Thorstein Shiver is an Icelandic þáttur about the conversion of the Nordic countries to Christianity. The þáttur tells the humorous tale of Thorstein Thorkelsson’s encounter with a demon and how he earns his nickname. The þáttur is contained in the Flateyjarbók. The story's status as a þáttur has been questioned.
Sverre Kråkenes is a Norwegian competition rower. He competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and the 1960 Summer Olympics. His brothers Harald and Thorstein are also Olympic competition rowers.
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