Every year the board of Hardangervidda Triatlon Klubb (the Norseman owner) awards a scholarship to an up and coming Norwegian triathlete with “international potential”.
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The race itself takes up a whole day, but that is nothing compared to the wait to find out if you’ve got lucky and drawn a spot for next year’s race.
He sits comfortably on the floor of the ferry at 4:30. Two meters and 100 kilogram of trained muscle tissue, stretched tendons – a friendly looking, beaming athlete ready to race. Not apparent to the eye of his fellow athletes is his biggest strength – his mind.
When registration closed on November 4th, 4354 athletes representing 84 nations had applied to the Isklar Norseman 2019 edition.
In our 16th race, 238 of the most daring triathletes representing 35 countries, once again swam the 3.8km, cycled the 180km, ran the 42.2km and ascended more than 5000m in some of Norway’s most exquisite landscapes.