Happy trails: following Finnmarksløpet 2018

Finnmarksløpet is in full swing and there are plenty of ways you can follow the action on the trail. Race standings You can keep track of the overall race standings here, and for the real armchair mushers you can use Petter’s detailed results table. Finnmarksløpet online and on TV There’s television coverage on Norway’s NRK channel …

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The Riders of the Arctic

New documentary The Riders of the Arctic out now. Last year at Finnmarksløpet 2016 we were lucky when an unexpected addition to our handler crew joined us. Belgian filmmaker Hilse De Groote was shooting a documentary about the race and the mushers who compete in it. She had been riding with British musher Mel Andrews but when …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race result 2017

race results are in, petter karlsson is victorious!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Who won the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race?! *Drumroll please* The suspense for the race results actually wasn’t too intense on the night of the closing banquet, as Petter had arrived home some hours before the rest of the pack, making him the clear 2017 Metsjövidda champion! Editor’s note: Petter …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race: A Yearling Tale

An early start Late nights and early mornings, that’s what makes a competitive musher’s world go round. Count the booties, cut the snacks, pack the sled, realise you forgot 10 things, repack the sled. For months, everything has been leading to this moment, focused on the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race and yet somehow there is still …

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