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Alone with beautiful nature but held back by a sled that can never weigh less than 40kg. The sled apparently gets weighed at the start and finish.
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Early on the 200 athletes in the field are tightly bunched and unlike in 2017 the weather was spectacular this time. Ingeborg Kristine Lind leads the pack here.
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The event can be done as an individual or in a team of two. The team pictured here is Tarald Kleppe Ovrebo and Erik Tjolsen of Team Brynje of Norway.
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Amy Mir apparently does Expedition Amundsen as a warm up for a 30 day expedition along the Norwegian border - according to Kai-Otto Melau
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Pictured here is adventurer, climber and polar explorer Alexsander Gamme who apparently did the race for fun.
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Truly alone with nature and your own thoughts in a stunning environment.
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This is very hard work, but the views are rewarding.
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With the sun going down the mandatory rest period is coming to mind.
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The advantage of a team is that there is always someone who has your back.
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Kristian Horne ended up in 3rd place, but here he is during his mandatory 8 hour stop. Horne is an experienced Norseman triathlete, but is usually not the only Norseman in this event. Plus other triathletes have taken on this challenge.
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The tent of Haavard Hansen who won the race in course record time.
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As it got dark the temperatures dropped and the tents were a welcome sight.
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After the mandatory rest Haavard Hansen pushed on to the finish. His 21:40 winning time includes the 8 hour stop.
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The Viersla checkpoint is around 70km and that means close to home.