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KRISTOFF STEALS STAGE 2 OF ARCTIC RACE

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After Lars-Petter Nordhaug found in the North Cape his good hope of winning the overall classification of the Arctic Race of Norway, the host country celebrated another victory by a local as Alexander Kristoff outsprinted Thor Hushovd in Alta. Moreover, his triumph on home soil was kind of a post-Tour de France revenge over Marcel Kittel. Due to the windy conditions on the way to Alta, it took five hours to the riders to complete stage 2 at an average speed of 37.621km/h.

ASO/Kåre Dehlie Thorstad

Our man behind the lens, Kåre Dehlie Thorstad, captured the race and the unique atmosphere of racing in the far north.

For more images from Kare, head to our Shutter section or his personal site: www.zuper.no