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    An analysis of Erik Wickström’s race

    Written by: Christer Norström at Racefox A thin layer of fresh snow in the tracks and windy conditions made this year’s Nordenskiöldsloppet significantly tougher than the 2016 race. Still, the majority of all starters fought their way to the finish! Those who were out there skiing for 20 hours and more accomplished the most impressing performances. When we […] Read article

    By 2017-04-27 17:47
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    Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet 2017 in pictures

    Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet is over for this year. The race started at 06.00 AM in the morning on April 16th outside Jokkmokk in northern Sweden. A staggering 220 km long course through the vast landscapes above the Arctic Circle awaited the 240 participants from 15 nations. Since the race goes on for almost 30 hours there’s plenty […] Read article

    By 2017-04-18 12:34
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    The Winners Of Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet 2017

    After 220 km through Arctic wilderness and almost 12 hours of cross-country skiing it again took an all-Norwegian sprint decision to crown the winner of Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet. Sprint gun Andreas Nygaard eventually was first over the finish line 11:45:07 here in Jokkmokk, just two seconds ahead of his team colleague Øyvind Moen Fjeld. “It´s […] Read article

    By 2017-04-15 18:12
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    Race Updates

    Update #50 Jhonne Adermark has arrived in Jokkmokk as the last finisher in Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet 2017. It took him 28 hours, 22 minutes and 41 seconds to finish the 220km race and he arrived with only 1 hour and 47 minutes ahead of the time limit. Update #49 4 of the 5 last skiers have now finished. […] Read article

    By 2017-04-15 07:52
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    We’re ready for tomorrow’s race!

    The skis have been waxed, the race course has been studied, the sign is up and everything is ready for the start of the 220km’s long Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet! Two of tomorrows contestants who’s going out the trail is Bob Impola and Brian McKeever. Bob ended up at 9th place at last years Nordenskiöldslopp and […] Read article

    By 2017-04-14 20:04
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    Jokkmokks SK – Sweden’s oldest ski club

    The Nordenskiöld race in 1884 did not only contribute by creating history in the world of cross-country skiing, it also contributied to the creation of Jokkmokk skiers association in 1893 which later became Jokkmokk SK. Lennart Nilsson has been a member in JSK board for many years as was helping out during Nordenskiöldsloppet last year. […] Read article

    By 2017-04-13 09:01
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    7 quick questions with Jonas Colting

    Now that you skied 90 km in one sweep during Öppet spår (Vasaloppet), does 220 km feel more accomplishable or has the distance become even scarier? It sounds terribly frightening. The race is ridiculously long and my anxiety will be deep before the start. How do you plan to train for the remaining time until […] Read article

    By 2017-03-23 16:56
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    Race track 2017: Back to the future

    The 2017 track layout is like a travel through time as it combines the best from 1884 with last year’s nicest parts. The tracks over ice and frozen lakes remain from the original stretch, assembled with the scenic forest parts from the competition’s return in modern time: – Based on the positive feedback we’ve gotten […] Read article

    By 2017-01-17 15:07
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    The world elite returns for 2017

    Three of the worlds best long distance skiers will compete in Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet, the world’s longest and toughest cross country ski race. Jon Kristian Dahl and Anders Aukland, Norway and Jörgen Brink, Sweden will compete in the 220 kilometer long race on April 15th, 2017. With it’s start and finish in Jokkmokk, situated north of the polar circle in northern Sweden the […] Read article

    By 2016-11-09 14:12
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    Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet returns in 2017

    Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet saw plenty of interest when the historical cross country race  returned after 132 years of sleep. Now the dates have been set for the 2017 race. The competition is going to be held over easter on the 15th of April following the original extreme distance of  220 km’s. The race is held in a classic style in tracked terrain . […] Read article

    By 2016-05-24 18:59