Eric Andersson Iljans
|Marital Status: Married||Resides In: Nora, SWE|
|Participant since: 1974||Age: 40|
|Competitor since: 1995||Height: 5'10"|
|Nickname(s):||Weight: 200 lbs|
WX is a family affair for event staples Eric and wife Magdalena Jonsson. The two always bring their children to cheer them on (Jacob 13, Ellen 10). Eric's brother, Tomas "The Butcher" Andersson, even competed at WX, earning '01 silver. Eric and Magda were among the first Euros to travel to the States for skiercross back in 2000. Before skiercross, Eric spent 15 years competing on the World Cup circuit of Alpine racing back when Ingemar Stenmark was still racing. Eric has competed at WX since 2000 and has UltraCross gold from '05 with partner Marco Huser.