Post-race impressions

It has been two weeks since the race ended and we are proud about all the positive reactions we have received from our athletes. Here are some of them: “Adventure has a new definition after this!” “That was the most beautiful race I have ever done!” “How do we describe it? BRUTAL!!” “It is difficult […]

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Final results

  It’s a wrap! Nordic Islands Adventure Race Valhalla 2019 is done and what a race it was! Last week our athletes (read “Vikings”) tackled an incredible 667km course from Åre, Sweden to Ålesund in Norway. This really is not something you do every day – journey this demanding required months and months of preparations, […]

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Teams arriving to Ålesund, Norway

The city of Ålesund is rather quiet town – but it gets really lively on two occasions: when a huge cruise ship docks at the harbour and when an adventure racers rush to the finish line. Ålesund is often called ‘Scandinavian Venice’ as its channels resemble the popular Italian destination – only Ålesund has less […]

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Second place for Hamilton

It has truly been an eventful race for Hamilton Adventure Team! They had few unfortunate moments but persevered and finished in amazing second place! They started very strong, challenging Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team and even leading couple of times! However, during the third stage they felt behind and since then weren’t able to recover. […]

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SAFAT wins Valhalla 2019

After more than 106 hours of non-stop racing, Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team has become winners of Nordic Islands Adventure Race “Valhalla” 2019! On Thursday morning at precisely 4:11, a usually quiet park in the centre of Ålesund city suddenly came to life as SAFAT came hand in hand to celebrate their 667km journey from […]

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SAFAT extends their lead

Our current leaders, Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team, seem unstoppable at the moment. They are ahead of everybody, controlling their pace, sticking to their smart sleep strategy and most importantly – staying away from errors. We caught up with the team captain, John Karlsson, in the middle of twelfth stage – a 31km long trek […]

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Stage 7 – Mountain Bike

And we are on a bike once again! After the breathtaking rafting stage, teams will be for sure very refreshed and ready to push once again! Remember that we are now deep in the Norwegian beauty-land so the vistas are incredible! We have chatted to the first teams doing this stage and they were truly […]

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