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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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    FOLLOW THE RACE LIVE HERE:

    The live platform can be found here but if you prefer the live streams in a row, check out below. For more “near live” updates with interviews, reactions, pictures and videos klick here. Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet – Start – Purkijaur (0 km)  Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet – Turning point – Kvikkjokk-ÅrreNjarka (99 km) Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet […] Read article

    By 2017-04-14 22:07
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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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    Win a GoPro Hero 4

    It’s no secret that the 220km Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet is not for everyone. Hence we have started an Instagram competition, in order to show the world just how tough the race is.  How do I compete? All you need to do is to make a short selfie video during the race – exposing how rough […] Read article

    By 2017-04-14 11:24
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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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    How to follow the race:

    Live in and around Jokkmokk: If you’re in the lucky position to be in Jokkmokk and want to follow the feat live on site and along the track, the best places are of course the start and finish areas. Besides that, the turning point in the mountain village of Kvikkjokk-ÅrreNjarka (km 99) can easily be […] Read article

    By 2017-04-12 09:24
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    Right energy for 220 km

    If you’re about to ski for 220 km then it’s important to constantly fill up with energy along the way. Here are some tips on how to think in terms of drinking and eating. Text: Erik Wickström The shorter the race the higher the intensity you can keep up. For elite skiers, that ski Vasaloppet […] Read article

    By 2017-03-24 17:22
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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