I’m a lucky man. From the Olympics to soccer’s World Cups, from Madison Square Garden to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, I get to travel the world covering sports, but for all these headline-grabbing events there is one event that still remains true and pure, and that is the Norseman.
This is not for you.
When I first read those words I shivered, they struck fear into my heart. They are the tagline for one of the toughest triathlons in the world, Norseman, and standing in the low-light of dawn on the deck of a ferry watching an endless stream of triathletes leap into the cold, inky waters of a Norwegian Fjord they played on my mind.
Was it for me?
The Norseman Research Team has just published another paper. This time it is a series of case reports regarding SIPE among starters at Norseman Xtreme Triathlon. Don’t know what SIPE is? Read on, and we will take you through what you need to know.
The Norseman Research Team will continue it´s research efforts in 2019. This year we have been joined by more great researchers.
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.
250 of the world’s bravest triathletes swarm the docks of Eidfjord, Norway at 03:00, fresh off a short night’s rest burdened with anticipation. The beginning of the Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon draws near, a wild adventure across 226km of Norway’s most demanding landscapes.