• By Liz Hichens
  • Published Mar 18, 2010
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The Norseman triathlon features one of the most beautiful courses in the world. Photo: Kai Otto Melau

PÃ¥l Cato Elshaug halfway trough the 42,2 km run. Just in front of him he spots the dreaded mt. Gaustadtoppen wich is covered in rain and fog. He is just about to enter the fearful “Zoombie hill”, where a lot of athletes will realize the brutal reality of the norwegian mountains.

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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