Fanny Welle Strand Horn was born on the 8th of March in 1988 in Norway. She started cross country skiing at the age of nine and progressed to the biathlon when aged 12. She participated in several orienteering and cross country championships namely kondis in 2006. Her debut for Norway was at the world cup in Ostersund in 2009. In the 2011 Biathlon world championship she secured sixth place in the relay event with team Norway. Training under Coach Egil Gjelland this 25 year old holds a law degree from Oslo University. She enjoys hunting and fishing among her hobbies.