Race Report – Tjörnarparen 50 km

8th of December; 4ºC heavy rain and 10 gusting 18 m/s wind This race came to me by coincidence. All distances were fully booked as I first looked into it. Chatting with some people in the facebook group of the event, a norwegian girl sent me a message that she would not be able to... Continue Reading →

Thoughts about type-2 fun

"Type 2 fun is miserable while it’s happening, but fun in retrospect. It usually begins with the best intentions, and then things get carried away. Riding your bicycle across the country. Doing an ultramarathon. Working out till you puke, and, usually, ice and alpine climbing. " REI fun scale When people hear that you like to... Continue Reading →

Race Report Jurassic Coast 50 km

Coming home from my first ultra, I'm still overwhelmed by all the experiences and impressions from the last weekend. It's not so easy but I want to share this feeling with everyone: runners as well as friends who wonder why I would run such a long distance. Why did I sign up for this race... Continue Reading →

Race report – Partille 6 hours

Running long(ish) distances is usually the most enjoyable in a scenic landscape. Trail running and ultra running are almost synonymous and most races advertise themselves by promising the most pristine landscape and the best view. Last weekend's race did not. It was actually very much to the contrary one of the most monotonous competitions I... Continue Reading →

A Swedish Classic – My challenge for 2018

For next year I signed myself up for a different type of challenge: competitions in four different disciplines: from skiing, to cycling, swimming and running. It's called En Svensk Klassiker - a swedish classic - and you have to complete these four competitions over the course of a year. You may think that it's not really close to... Continue Reading →

My DIY campervan project

I like camping. I like traveling. I like doing roadtrips. So I decided to exchange my station wagon (Volvo V50) for a small van.   Of course a big van, that stretches the limits of what I'm even allowed to drive with a normal license, is more of a mobile home than a smaller car.... Continue Reading →

Escaping the comfort zone

I'm investing a lot of my time and energy in outdoors activities. Living this way has come naturally to me and evolved from when I started surfing, when I was 16. At first it was all about finding places with waves - which always involved travelling. The first summers I went by bus to southern... Continue Reading →

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