”Our race is all about sustainability”

We are proud to announce that the Nordenskiöldsrace 2020 is now an environmentally certified event by ”Håll Sverige Rent”. Wolfgang Mehl, CEO for the Nordenskiölds AB, explains: ”The Nordenskiöldsrace is an adventure in snow and ice and the track winds through areas of traditional Sami reindeer husbandry. Environmental threats such as reduced biodiversity and climate…

„Women have a lot of toughness!”

The aesthetic of cross-country skiing and the joy of being out in beautiful nature – that is, what makes Amelie Heinrich put on her skis. But then, she also loves to be part of a team and participate in long-distance races, like the Finlandia-hiihto in Lahti (FIN, 50 km) where she came 35th and the…

Impossible? Skiing more than 470 km in 24 hours

On February 22 Teemu Virtanen from Finland will try to break a world record in cross-country skiing in Stockholm’s Stadion. The goal is to double-pole more than 472 km around the running track, all in one day!  The distance adds up to skiing 1180 laps on the 400 m track. At the same time, Virtanen…

Delicious: Microgreens from the Arctic Circle

Do you want to boost your health?  Than microgreens might be the right thing for you. Microgreens are young vegetable greens which are not only rich in flavor but  contain higher nutrient levels than more mature vegetable greens. This makes them a good addition to any diet. Now you can test locally grown microgreens from…

Are YOU ready for the Winter Season?

While most of Sweden (and, actually, most of Europe!) is still in autumn mood, here in Jokkmokk, we have switched to WINTER SEASON. Temperatures are well below zero (around -15C just now) and we’ve got some snow. However, we also have started to produce our own snow to get started with well preparerd cross-country tracks…

Endurance. Performance. Nature. = Nordenskiöld Mountain Bike Race?

Do you like mountain biking? Imagine yourself now pedalling for through the vast nature of Swedish Lappland. Experiencing the long days under the Midnight-Sun or the ”Swedish Indian Summer” in September. If you want to push yourself to the limit –  then you might be interested to hear that the people of Jokkmokk and the…

You could feel that this was something else….

Another edition of Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet is in the books. 2019 again brought us strong performances throughout the whole start field. While the elite made up in a sprint in Jokkmokk, others barely had reached the turning point. The last man – or should we say hero – would eventually only arrive after more than 28 hours….

Follow the race 2019!

There are many possibilities to follow the race 2019! LIVE: Start in Purkijaur March 30, 6:00 The following control points are accessible by car: Turning point Årrenjarka, Njavve, Purkijaur Finish: Jokkmokk skiing stadium LIVE smartphone or computer There are 20 controll points with timing and some webcams along the track – check out at https://www.nordenskioldsloppet.se/en/…

New (unoffical) record on the Mora-Sälen-Mora distance

Are you wondering why this post has a picture of a donkey? Well, that is not any donkey, that is an Turkmenian kulan. The kulans are one of the fastest land mammals and can run at high speed of 70 km/h and on marathon distances still 50 km/h! Teemu Virtanen did not came up to…

March 29: Listen to a great story

It is a fantastic story behind the Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet. On March 29 (2019) you have the chance to hear more about it. The friends of Ajtte museum in Jokkmokk have invited Olle Backman who will give a lecture on the history behind the race.

He did it – 180 km round trip on skis

Jan-Erik Länta, Jokkmokk, managed the ultra race – he skied from Mora to Sälen and back to Mora. A round trip of 180 km, which he succeeded with in 12 hours and 40 minutes. – It was over an hour faster than I had expected. But I have a routine from the Red Bull Nordenskiöld…

They ski from Mora to Sälen and back

Jan Erik Länta from Jokkmokk (Sweden) and Finnish skier Teemu Virtanen both feel for a bigger challenge than just skiing Sälen-Mora one way. That’s why they will use the classic portal in Mora two times. It both serves as the starting and arrival point for their 180 km long feat from Mora to Sälen and…