Making friends in the back!

  During the race, teams meet each other very often. Sometimes they meet in transitions and sometimes out in the wild. The overall atmosphere is very friendly but still competitive – especially in the front where teams race for positions. However, when it comes to the teams in back positions – the situation can be […]

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Stage 5 – Trekking

This 51 km stage was planned to be a packraft stage, however, due to strong winds the race director Micke Hanell has decided to cancel the packrafting part for safety reasons. Therefore the stage 5 is now purely a hiking stage. This trek will take our athletes through the valley of Innerdalen that has been […]

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SAFAT marches on!

The winners of both previous Nordic Islands Adventure Races, the Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team, feel confident heading into stage 5! Since the very start, SAFAT has been truly in control. During the second stage, they were briefly challenged by the young team Hamilton but later managed to separate themselves and stayed ahead ever since. […]

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Stage 4 – Mountain Biking

  THE monster stage is here – 227 km of mountain biking! Keep in mind that it is 227km only when navigated perfectly without errors! It will only take a single mistake and teams might be covering much more. The total climb is almost 5000 height meters with two mountains to cross where athletes will […]

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First night is done!

Racing at night is always tough. Before the race, athletes had been worried about the temperature drop and rightfully so – over the first night it was as low as 3 degrees Celsius in the highlands. This might not sound like an extreme cold but when was the last time you were running in these […]

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Stage 3 – Trekking

This is an epic one! This 62 km trekking goes through an area that just a few locals have ever been. Together with the upcoming MTB stage – this is where the tough need to get tougher and teams will really have to dig deep. Leaving from the TA2 they will set on a wet […]

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The game is on!

From the start, teams rushed down the hill and went straight into Holiday Club Åre in record time! Some say it was because they really have enjoyed their stay in the hotel – so they just couldn’t wait to be back! Here are the timings as they were leaving the TA1 on their mountain bikes: […]

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