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AWARDS
THE NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Since 1992 NACC has honored with its Achievement Award prominent Norwegians and Americans who, through their accomplishments, have succeeded in raising the awareness of Norway in the United States. Recipients of this distinguished award have been:

2001
Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft
(The Bancroft-Arnesen Expedition to the Antarctic)
Per Heidenreich
Norwegian-American/international businessman
1998/99
Bjørn Dæhlie “the greatest cross-country skier of all time.”
Winner of eight Olympic Gold Medals and nine World Championships

1997/98
Gro Harlem Brundtland
(accepted but not yet presented due to scheduling conflicts)

1996
Liv Ullmann
Norwegian actress /director /producer

1995
Gunnar Sønsteby
Norwegian Resistance Leader - WWII

Joachim Rønneberg
Norwegian Resistance Leader - WWII

Erling S. Lorentzen
Norwegian Resistance Leader - WWII

1994
Gerhard J. Heiberg
Former chairman of LOOC (Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee)

Neal Pilson,
Former president of CBS Sports (1994 Lillehammer Olympic coverage)

Johann Olav Koss
Triple Olympic Gold Medal Winner - speed skating

Dan Jansen
U.S. Olympic Gold Medal Winner - speed skating

1993
Jacob Stolt-Nielsen
Norwegian-American/international businessman

Erling Kagge
Norwegian explorer

1992
Stein Eriksen
1952 Olympic Gold Medal Winner - Slalom

Finn Chr. Jagge
1992 Olympic Gold Medal Winner - Slalom

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