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Norseman Xtreme Thriatlon

Type:Annual events

3660, Rjukan
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Norseman Xtreme Triathlon In August every year the world's hardest triathlon is arranged.

Norseman is the world’s toughest Long-distance distance triathlon.

It is also the most northern, taking place at the same latitude as Anchorage in Alaska.
The race is a travel through some of the most beautiful parts of Norway. It is not a normal circuit-race as it starts in a fjord and finishes at mountain Gaustatoppen at 1,850 meters above sea level. Total ascent is 5,000 meters.

The race is limited to only 250 competitors.

The prize to the winner is the same as to the last to finish at the top of the mountain; a fabulous black t-shirt.

Norseman is the race any hard core triathlete should do once in a lifetime.

Norseman was organized at the first time in 2003 with 21 at the starting line. It gained popularity during the years to come.


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Season (6 Aug 2022)