Eidfjord water: 12°C

Mountains or Piña Coladas

In the landscapes where we travel. On the plateau that we cross. On the mountain where we finish. Last summer saw the pioneer edition of Salomon Xreid Hardangervidda, a trail run from Dyranut (our favorite breakfast spot) to Mt. Gausta. Even though it has nothing to do with Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, we like race, the inaugural race winner was from Eidfjord (of course) and we love the team behind it. This is their story:

Les mer

You are all winners!

A couple of years back the 2014 race director Kalle and myself ran NY Marathon. An impressive event by all standards.

Les mer

That’s why it’s called Extreme!

234 Athletes slept badly on Friday night as Eidfjord was battered by torrential rain, lighting and gale force winds on the eve of the 11th Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon.

Les mer

Ready. Set…

Only a few days before this year’s Norseman. Are you all set to go? We are ready, and this past Saturday, at 5AM, a group of us jumped in the fjord to break in the Norseman course in this year’s crew race, while other crew drove along to inspect the route. Here’s a brief report of our experience on the way from Eidfjord to Gaustatoppen on Saturday. You might find a few useful tips as you finalize your own preparations.

Les mer

Swimming safely in open water – Part 4

Contrary to public perception and common portrayals on the screen, a person drowning doesn’t thrash his arms about and cry for help. Instead, he will be motionless in the water. As a swimmer, you should know this. Here are some easy tips to stay safer when swimming open waters.

Les mer