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Prime Minister Erna Solberg attended the conclusive stage of the Arctic Race of Norway as well as thousands of fans who cheered for exiting champion Thor Hushovd but his successor Alexander Kristoff deprived him of a successful end of a career on home soil. The farewell was touching though. For four seconds only, Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk of Belkin became the second winner of the northernmost international bike race that amazed the world again with the magical landscapes and atmosphere of northern Norway. (ASO)
Our man behind the lens, Kåre Dehlie Thorstad, continues to capture the racing and unique atmosphere of the Arctic Race with these images from Stage 4.