Åre Extreme Challenge started in 1997 and is Scandinavia’s first and most popular multisport race. The course showcases the majestic scenery around the Swedish mountain town of Åre, and includes kayaking, trail running, and mountain biking. The prestige-filled solo class start in their kajaks just below the stunning Tännforsen waterfall. The race also offers Duo and Team Relay classes.


Åre Extreme Challenge is the Open European Championship in Multisport in the Men’s and Women’s Solo category.

Two new events will be added to ÅEC race week in 2017:

  1. The Whitewater Extreme Challenge
  2. Mini-Åre Extreme Challenge for kids

Navigate the menys above to learn more.