Norseman Viking Chase | Alpe Du Zwift Vs Kristian Blummenfelt & Gustav Iden

Published on March 4th 2021


350 athletes, 2 Champions of Triathlon, 1 race up Alpe Du Zwift! Gustav Iden, & Kristian Blummenfelt give their challengers a 15 minute head start! A taste of the Norseman spirit, who will be victorious? In association with Zwift ๐Ÿ‘‰ Check out the Norseman Winter Training Series ๐Ÿ‘‰ Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: The Norseman triathlon is commonly regarded as one of the toughest triathlons in the world. It starts from the picturesque town of Eidfjord, and after 5000m of elevation gain, it finishes atop Mount Gaustatoppen. This is no ordinary event. It lures you in, it chews you up, and it spits you out. To give you a little taste of Norseman, Zwift are running a 6 week-long series of events to see if you have got what it takes to tackle a Norseman-type challenge. Naturally, there is a lot of climbing in these events, but this particular event is quite special. The Norseman Viking Challenge. Over 350 athletes have signed up to this event up Alpe du Zwift, where they will be chased by 2 fierce Vikings - the current Ironman 70.3 World Champion, Gustav Iden, and current Ironman 70.3 record holder, Kristian Blummenfelt - who will both be heading out of the start pen 15mins behind the other athletes. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. ๐Ÿ‘ Submit your content here: Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น Are Triathletes Better Than Cyclists? ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น GTN Vs The Norseman Xtreme Triathlon ๐Ÿ‘‰ Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Hold the Gates - Dream Cave ES_Seeking the Divine - Edward Joe Myers ES_Come 2gether - Ooyy ES_Olympos - Ooyy ES_Organic Bijou - Ooyy ES_Heart & Soul (Instrumental Version) - Blood Red Sun ES_Wild Birds - Marc Torch ES_Shleepy - Timothy Infinite ES_Linearity - Jobii ES_Bermuda - Ooyy ES_You've Definitely Had Your Moments - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers โ€“ and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, weโ€™re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTubeโ€™s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Felt bicycles: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: Nuzest: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Selle Italia: Team Bath: Wahoo: Zwift: YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Google+ - Strava Club - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN -