Sven Sundgaard was born in 1981. Born in Cottage Grove, MN. Weekend meteorologist for KARE 11 (NBC). Sundgaard provides educational experiences to classrooms around Minnesota. He is also an avid runner who has participated in marathons. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota in May 2003, and received the Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society in 2007. Sundgaard's father Kip was an Olympian ski jumper, representing the United States in the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.