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Swix wants to encourage everyone to keep active and enjoy outdoor activities such as running and skiing. We are now creating a community on Strava for you to join.

We hope that this will be a place where you can find motivation, inspiration, and learn more about training. We would also motivate you by giving you various challenges to complete.

Can you stand the longest distance?
Complete the challenge and win a waxing kit

Who’s up for our Nordic World Ski Championship Challenge?

The Nordic World Ski Championship, which takes place in Oberstdorf in Germany later this month, is one of the biggest skiing events this winter.

11 gold medals will be awarded to the best cross-country skiers in the period of 12 days. Were so excited about it starting, and want to kick start with a challenge for you!

The championship ends with two legendary races: 30k for women and 50k for the men.

Can you stand the longest distance?

We challenge you to complete a distance of 50k or 30k. You can choose when, where, and your own tempo - but the whole distance needs to be completed on the same day.

All you have to do to enter the competition is to log the activity on Strava, and post a photo with text in the Swix club saying “Swix 30/50k Challenge Completed”.

One lucky finisher will get a waxing kit from Swix.
We will draw the winner on March 8th.

We wish you good luck - and happy skiing.

See the challenge on Strava

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Double poling - win exclusive racing baskets

We challenge you to complete an optional Strava segment by only doing double poling.

When it's done: Like this post and comment which segment you did choose.

One finisher will get Petter Skinstad's start number from one of his competitions this winter and one pair of racing baskets used by the World Cup's best skiers. These exclusive baskets are not to be found in any stores.

 

See the challenge on Strava

We will draw one winner of each challenge. The winners will be announced on this page, Strava, and in our Norwegian podcast Skisporet.

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Skisporet: Marthe Kristoffersen (in the middle) was a guest of our podcast Skisporet.

Former challenges

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Swix 100 km challenge - win Triac 4.0 Aero

Are you up for a new, big challenge?

It is time to work on your cross-country skiing!

We challenge you to complete at least 100 km on nordic skis in January.

All you have to do is to log your activity every time you’re skiing. When you reach 100 kilometers in total, you post a photo with text in the Swix club saying “Swix 100 km challenge completed”.

One lucky finisher will get a brand new set of Triac 4.0 Aero poles. We will draw the winner on February 1st.

We wish you good luck - and happy skiing.

See the challenge on Strava

Winner: Kamilla Nesset Saltermark from Norway.

The Holiday Challenge - win a jacket

This challenge is all about finding time to you favorite activity in a stressful period. Can you manage to log ten activities on Strava before Christmas? Then you can win this ski jacket from Swix.

 

See the challenge on Strava

Winner: Robbie King from British Columbia in Canada.

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Ski without poles - win a drink belt

Skiing without poles is an excellent way to practice your technique. It forces you to work with your weight transfer, kick, and balance.

The Norwegian pro skier Mikael Gunnulfsen reveals in last week’s episode of the podcast “Skisporet”, that he often drops the poles to improve his skiing skills.

Mikael and Skisporet.no now give you this challenge to complete:
Do a session without using your poles next time your skiing. Please take a photo and post it in the Swix club on Strava. We will draw one winner that gets a water belt from Swix.

Winner: Håvard Njå from Norway

See the challenge on Strava

Marthe Kristoffersen's stair challenge - win a backpack (challenge finished)

The former skier is now the head coach of the cross country Team Elon Innlandet (NOR). Marthe gave this challenge to all the Norwegian listeners of our podcast "Skisporet".

We all want you to try this workout. Can you do it? 

SEE THE CHALLENGE ON STRAVA

Winner: Michael Patrick Garrity from Minneapolis in Minnesota

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Join now and complete our challenges.