Hardangervidda Marathon 2017

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Hardangervidda Marathon is often refered to as «the most beautiful marathon in Norway». A description that might be spot on as it moves trough truly scenic nature.

Hardangervidda Nationalpark is the arena. Eidfjord is the venue and the highlighst keep coming one after another. Continue reading »

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The Arctic Triple – Lofoten UltraTrail

The Arctic Triple – Lofoten UltraTrail is 100 miles trough spectacular scenery.

 

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The Arctic Triple – Lofoten Skimo

For the first time in my life Ive been invited to shoot a Skimo! A skimo, short for Ski Mountaineering, is basically skiing with randonèe ski`s – up and down as fast as you can.

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Expedition Amundsen 2017

Expedition Amundsen is probably my favorite race. In 2017 I shot it for the fifth time.

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The Arctic Triple – Lofoten UltraTrail

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About a week ago I spent some time up north to shoot the first ever The Arctic Triple – Lofoten UltraTrail. Not just was it the first official race under «The Arctic Triple» banner, but as it turns out it was also my first 100 miles.

 

 

 

 

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Lambing Season

 

_KOM5122A few weeks back I joined an old friend of mine in the barn during the lambing season. It was bloody, slimy and something I would never be without.

 

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New kid on the Block – The Arctic Triple is here

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Just before the summer I got in touch with Maria and XXLofoten. They had a huge plan to organize a triple race in Lofoten, probably the most beautiful and spectacular scenery Norway has to offer.
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Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2015

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Yet another Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, yet another amazing weekend with friends, colleagues and athletes from all over the world.

 

 

 

 

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Swissman Xtreme Triathlon

_KOM5177Swissman Xtreme Triathlon was a new race for me. And what a race it was! From the palmtrees of Ascona to the steep and snowcovered mountains of Kleine Scheidegg – xtreme all the way.

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EcoTrail Oslo

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This weekend I shot the first edition of EcoTrail Oslo. A fantastic event in and around Oslo.

EcoTrail Oslo is a 80k ultrarace (also 45k and 18k) that goes in and around Oslo, Norway. EcoTrail Oslo is a CO2-neutral running race with very high environmental profile and they foster environmental awareness while enjoying Oslo`s urban and natural environment.

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