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Newsletter 3

Third newsletter out. Below you can find the link to download the PDF. Next newsletter, course and logistic details will be out July 28th. Download PDF below: Newsletter 3

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Tics, TBE and borrelia

Tics Tics are very high in population around the Stockholm archipelago, Åland islands and Turku. Tics can carry two different diseases, TBE and borrelia. The tics bites and stays to feed of blood. TBE and borrelia Borrelia is a bacteria infection, treatable with antibiotics. TBE (Tick-Borne Encephalitis) is a serious disease transmitted to humans by […]

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Legendary race start

Legendary race start When Nordic Islands Adventure Race starts 12th of August at 12:00 pm the first section for the competitors will be a rappel down from the roof top of the new outdoor hotel Downtown Camper by Scandic on Brunkebergstorg in central Stockholm. With climbing ropes attached from the top of the hotel, the […]

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COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT FOR ROPE SECTIONS 

Rappel device; ATC, ATC Guide or Reverso 3 el. 4. 1 pieces of 120 cm polyester or dyneema sling.* 3 pieces of carabiners.* (We only approve TWIST LOCKING carabiners). Prusik: 135 cm long 6 mm rope when its not tied. Must be tied with double fisherman knot. Harness; Must follow EN12 277 type C standard […]

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NIAR Coverage, Team Media and Visibility

In order to promote you and your team, and start building our media audience we would like you to get yourself filmed (with as good sound as possible) answering a few questions and then drop the material in the Dropbox link below as uncompressed as possible. You can use your smartphone (if using a cellphone, make […]

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The race is on

THE RACE IS ON – Meet Staffan and Christian who are the people that has brought this from a crazy idea into actual reality. There are currently 16 teams signed up and preparations are being made for every little detail. This is going to be epic. Follow us on Facebook to become part of making […]

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Newsletter 1

Happy New Adventure Year! 2018, everyday is one day closer to the Nordic Islands Adventure Race in August. This is the first newsletter, reaching out to teams who already registered and to racers who is curios of signing up for the Nordic Islands Adventure Race. Newsletter 1

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Accommodation

NIAR is happy to announce that all teams that enter before January 31th will get accommodation and food included in the entry fee, before and after the race* 

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This is Åland.

It first settlers came some 7000 years ago after the islands had begun re-emerge from the sea after begin pushed down by the weight of latest ice age. Åland is politically neutral and entirely demilitarized. Since 1920 Åland has been an autonomous region of Finland. Åland is extensively Swedish speaking and Swedish is the official […]

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