Did ski-jumping at "Holmenkollen" (Oslo), during his younger years. He received high points for his jumps.
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Olav V was known as "The People's King". In 1973 when the international oil crisis limited the use of private cars, he travelled by public transport. A famous photograph from that year shows him riding a tram to go skiing in the hills of Oslo, insisting on paying the conductor for his own ticket. As he reached for the money in his pocket the moment was captured on film and later voted picture of ...