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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete receives attention as they cycle across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Norseman Xtreme Triathlon

Highlights from the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway.

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete receives
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete receives attention as they cycle across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Imingfjell plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from a ferry into the Hardangerfjorden for the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles up Imingfjell during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete prepares
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete prepares after boarding a ferry prior to the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon swim in the Hardangerfjorden on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a ferry prior to the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon swim in the Hardangerfjorden on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles up Imingfjell during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from a ferry into the Hardangerfjorden for the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a ferry prior to the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon swim in the Hardangerfjorden on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes his way up the Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes leave the
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes leave the water after the swim in the Hardangerfjorden during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes his way up the Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes swim in
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes swim in the Hardangerfjorden during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from a ferry into the Hardangerfjorden for the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes
(Credit: Getty Jeff J Mitchell)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Ivor Jorgensen makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Ivor Jorgensen makes his way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Imingfjell plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Onlookers cheer on
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Onlookers cheer on athletes as they make their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Jacob Jacobson makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Jacob Jacobson makes his way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a ferry prior to the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon swim in the Hardangerfjorden on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Dirk Wijnalda makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Dirk Wijnalda makes his way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Inger Liv Bjerkreim
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Inger Liv Bjerkreim Nilsen, makes her way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles up the Hardangervidda during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes swim in
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes swim in the Hardangerfjorden during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Markus Stierli makes his way up the Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes make their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes jump from a ferry into the Hardangerfjorden for the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete cycles up the Hardangervidda during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete takes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: A triathlete takes refreshment as they cycle across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Athletes board a ferry prior to the start of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon swim in the Hardangerfjorden on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway. The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Inger Liv Bjerkreim
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: Inger Liv Bjerkreim Nilsen, makes her way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes
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EIDFJORD, NORWAY - AUGUST 03: An athlete makes their way up Gaustatoppen, at 1,850m above sea level towards the finish line during the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon on August 3, 2013 in Eodfjord, Norway.The race which was first held in 2003 runs point to point and is considered among many as the ultimate triathlon in the world. Owners and organisers Hardangervidda Triathlon Club limit the number of competitors to 250 they make their way through some of Norways most beautiful scenery during the course of the race. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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