Norway cements super-G supremacy with fourth consecutive win (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
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Special qualities are required to join the elite ranks of the so-called Attacking Vikings, and Kjetil Jansrud revealed them in abundance to plunder more gold for Norway in a gripping men's Olympic super-G race Sunday.Norway have now won five of the eight gold medals awarded in Olympic super-G, an often unpredictable event producing the speeds of downhill but with white-knuckle turns thrown in just to make things a little more interesting.Jansrud got the taste for Rosa Khutor's terrain in last week's downhill when he earned a bronze and proved unbeatable Sunday as a Norwegian man won the super-G at a fourth consecutive games, following Aamodt (2002, 2006) and more illustrious teammate Svindal four years ago.While Kjus, Jansrud's idol, paved the way for Norway to become a force in Alpine skiing and the Nordic disciplines it dominates with an Olympic gold in Lillehammer in 1994, the country's latest speed merchant said Svindal drove him on.
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