Latest press release for Haglöfs Åre Extreme Challenge 2017

ÅEC press release 2016.08.29 (English)

Haglöfs Åre Extreme Challenge was Scandinavia’s first multisport race back in 1996. In 2016 the event celebrated its 20th anniversary. The course, which is perfectly situated to showcase the majestic scenery surrounding the Swedish mountain town of Åre, includes kayaking, trail running, and mountain biking. Solo competitors start the race in their kajaks just below the stunning Tännforsen waterfall and paddle rapids and fast-moving water, while the Duo and Team Relay competitors paddle on Lake Åre.

Haglöfs Åre Extreme Challenge is the Open European Championship in Multisport in the Men and Womens Solo category.

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