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Swedish Winter Triathlon Camp

Swedish Winter Triathlon Camp

The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre is running a Winter Triathlon Camp from in Östersund, Sweden

The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre is running a Winter Triathlon Camp from 19-26 February in Östersund, Central Sweden.

Here’s what the centre had to say about their event…

Held in beautiful Östersund, home to world champion winter-sport athletes, this unique city in the heart of Jämtland boasts a wide range of outdoor activities.

Our unique winter triathlon camp is based at Östersund’s international stadium and research centre.

Led by a PHD sports scientist and European winter triathlon age-group gold medallist the camp provides top-level tuition and guiding from a range of experts, including international cross-country ski and mountain bike athletes designed with all ages and levels of athlete in mind (whether a beginner or an experienced cross-country skier), the camp aims to develop a new perception of training and racing in winter!

INFORMATION

Included in the Camp:

· Coaching and Guiding – in cross-country skiing, mountain-biking and running on snow, with optional swimming in a heated, 25-m pool (all coaches speak great English too!)

· Physiological Lab Testing – including lactate threshold, economy and maximal exercise tests (on a treadmill or SRM cycle ergometer) at the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

· Sport Science Presentations – in training, nutrition and all components of winter triathlon

· Cross-Country Ski Equipment Rental – including skis, poles and boots throughout the week

· Accommodation – self-catering apartments at Camp Södergren, an elite athlete training residence at the international stadium (full- and half-board options are also available)

· Transfers – to and from Åre-Östersund Airport, as well as continued transportation throughout the week

Price per person: approx. £550 (specific details will be tailored to suit individual requirements).

· Optional Extras – e.g., DXA scan, sauna/spa, ice-skating, snow-shoeing, plus more…

· Mountain-bike hire is available (bring along your own shoes and pedals, if you like)

· Flights are not included, but flight information and advice can be provided on request

· Personal insurance is not included

If you have any questions or would like to book your place on our unique Winter Training Camp, please contact Kerry McGawley:

Mobile: +46 (0)70 399 9874 E-mail: kerry.mcgawley@miun.se

Or visit:

www.spintosweden.se/winter-triathlon-camp-2012

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Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.

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