A KickSpark is a cross between a scooter and a sled. It has triggered a revival of a traditional mode of transport in some parts of northern Europe. In Geilo, 240 kilometres from Oslo, tourists can take tours on these special sleds.
Co-hosts Germany are in the semifinals of the World Championships, and the whole country is talking about handball. But will the current surge of euphoria fall away quickly, just as it has done before?
For a country of just 5.2 million, Norway has consistently punched above its weight in the medals tally at the Winter Games. Their domination has reached a new dimension in Pyeongchang this February.
Marit Bjoergen has won the final event of the Pyeongchang Olympics, taking gold in the women's 30km mass start classic. Her gold medal took Norway to the top of the medals table, just ahead of Germany.
After losing their second consecutive shootout, Germany remain without a win at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Denmark. The Olympic silver medalists now face a crucial test against the United States.
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