For several years Garmin has had heart rate monitor in the form of green light under the bells. In addition, the Garmin Fenix 5x Plus has been equipped with a red light - pulse oximeter that measures oxygen saturation in the blood. Pulse oximeter is often used by people who move at high altitudes and should be acclimatized. But measurement [...]Read More
The competitions I participate in are extremely remote areas with extreme weather conditions where the longest day trial I have had is thirty hours. Equipment, shoes and clothing can not fail in these competitions as there will not be "spare parts" during the six days the competition is taking place.
The development of equipment and clothing changes with each new collection and, more often than not, several times a year. As I have Oslo Sportslager as a sponsor on clothing and equipment, I can choose from all leading manufacturers and the best quality. With time and with a special interest, I have acquired very good expertise and experience in quality and function for what works in the different environments. For the final decisions regarding equipment, shoes and clothing, I use the expertise of the staff at Oslo Sportslager.
You are alone, and in seven days you will do yourself with what is in your backpack, through an irreplaceable desert. Equipment, shoes and clothing can not fail in this type of competition. This type of stage race includes several important elements: Running, nutrition, clothing, hiking and expedition equipment for extreme conditions. With [...]Read More
When choosing clothing, it is important to think that the choices made will be on the body for seven days in extreme heat, out in a desert without shower and washing facilities. In addition, there are cacti, bushes with thorns and a sack that rubs both [...]Read More
In front of a race, most people have a lot of focus on shoes and I'm no exception. I had seen a pair of new shoes from Altra that I wanted to run in the desert race India. But the skiing from Altra did not come to Norway before I was leaving, so with [...]Read More
I have tested spells for several years and practice spells every Monday when I have running, hip and ski training with Nittedal Banquet Racers. By using spells in exercise, remember: balance, support and core muscles are relieved - not strengthened. Why use spells? In some competitions I have chosen to [...]Read More
In the competition Yukon Arctic Ultra, the temperature ranged from -43 to down to -54 celsius and equipment for accommodation in the wilderness was not only important but vital. Me and my tent mate Asbjørn mastered this cold probably best of all participants. Not only did we survive without frostbite, but we had it comfortably [...]Read More
In the competition Yukon Arctic Ultra we had to keep ourselves with all the equipment, clothing and food. As there is extreme cold and accommodation in tents, we had to use the pulk to get all that was required of obligatory equipment and self-chosen star. Pulk When I was in the starting line of Yukon [...]Read More
Yukon Arctic Ultra, 300 miles boasts of being "The Hardest and Coldest Ultra Race in the World". Two years ago it was +3 celsius and this year (2018) the long-term forecast was reported -20 celsius for the race days. I chose to bring three types of running shoes for winter placed in [...]Read More
When I chose clothing for the Yukon Arctic Ultra, experience from races in the winter mountain and competitions on the Greenland ice and towards the South Pole were good in luggage. An important element for me is to consult with people who have local knowledge and expedition experience from corresponding areas. Of lingerie I chose [...]Read More
Til konkurransen Yukon Arctic Ultra, 300 miles var jeg forberedt på at det skulle bli kaldt og antok at det ville bli rundt tyve minus som det var dagene før konkurransen startet. Det varmeste var startstreken med trettisyv blå og deretter hadde vi tre av de seks med femti minusgrader […]Read More
For the competition Manaslu Trail Race Frode had two "new-trim" ladies who participated for the first time in this type of extreme race. The ladies, like many other participants, were a little anxious to run away in Nepal's jungle and the Himalayas high mountain. One was Wivi who is Frode's spouse and [...]Read More
This is a fantastic jacket that I use in competitions where weight is important and on workouts in the summer where I run in my upper body during the daytime and in the evening want something that is long-term. Lightweight and elastic running jacket weighing 85 grams. Water and windproof The jacket is [...]Read More