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Team of World Champions Ready for One Water Race

February 14, 2022

ONE WATER RACE 2022

Multiple world champions and some of the top profiles in swimrun are now ready for One Water Race, the world’s toughest endurance race, 23-25 August 2022. Team No 4, Sweden/Australia is a team with an impressive composition of the swimrun world champions Daniel Hansson, Kristin Larsson and Adriel Young. A team with also a solid experience of adventure racing makes them one of the best in the world and a top favorite in One Water Race 2022.

The first official One Water Race, August 23-25, 2022, a new concept that strives to establish the world’s toughest endurance race. The racers will face one of humanity’s toughest challenges, over land and sea, 250 km. A new era in endurance racing and climate activation – all for the benefit of our world waters and the award of $100,000 in prize money.

– We can now see team compositions that is very interesting and it will be exciting to see which combination will prove to be the right one. This team has some of the world’s foremost endurance racers, who know the terrain and have a unique combination of both endurance and speed that I really look forward to following, says Thomas Ogander.

One Water Race is a concept created to be the ultimate proof of human capacity, through a unique combination of adventure racing, orienteering, swimrun, ultramarathon and the distance and combination of running, swimming and navigation. One Water Race is a professional race and created for the best endurance racers in the world. A level required to meet the extreme challenge, 250 kilometers from Arholma in the north to Landsort in the south, a distance of 6 marathons running and swimming. Nonstop.

One Water Race is adapted for a maximum of 10 teams, each team consists of 3 racers and a team captain, with both sexes needing to be represented and be out on the course the entire time. One Water Race wants to reward the racers for the extreme effort required with one of the highest prize money in endurance racing, $ 100,000.

The admissions process is tough and it is of the utmost importance to ensure that participating teams have the required capacity. The draft continues and Thomas Ogander can present the fourth team in One Water Race 2022 – Team No 4, Sweden/Australia. A team with multiple swimrun world champions and some of the world’s top endurance racers and a combination of both endurance and speed. The team has an impressive experience and merits from a decade of endurance racing and nonstop multiday races.

Team No 4, Sweden/Australia

Daniel Hansson, 44, Stockholm, Sweden

Kristin Larsson, 39, Stockholm, Sweden

Adriel Young, 34, Mölnlycke, Sweden/Australia

Team Captain, TBD

– This is an impressive team of athletes and profiles that I have the utmost respect for. My gut feeling is that they will be among the leaders in One Water Race 2022. They also have a commitment to our world waters which is important and agrees well with our values and commitment, says Thomas Ogander.

– One Water Race is a unique race, adding a new dimension to the sport and it demands more and new skills in order to be competitive. Our main goal is to be the first team to reach the Landsort lighthouse. Before and after the race our goal is to reinforce the attention on why we should care about the health of our waters. It’s simply our playground that we share with the marine life and ecosystem. We hope to encourage others to go out swimming in the archipelago and realize why we should care about water health, says Daniel Hansson.

Merits Team No 4, Sweden/Australia

Daniel Hansson

  • 2010 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (2nd place men)
  • 2011 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (3rd place men)
  • 2013 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (4th place men)
  • 2014 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place men)
  • 2015 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (2nd place men)
  • 2016 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place men)
  • 2017 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place men)

Kristin Larsson

  • 2009 Ultra Trail Run World Championship France (7th place)
  • 2011 Adventure Race World Championship, Tasmania, Australia (6th place)
  • 2016 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place women)
  • 2017 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place women)
  • 2018 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place women)
  • 2021 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place women)

Adriel Young

  • 2009 Coolangatta Gold
  • 2010 Coolangatta Gold
  • 2013 Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii
  • 2014 Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii
  • 2015 Norseman Ironman, Eidfjord, Norway
  • 2016 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place mixed)
  • 2017 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place mixed)
  • 2018 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (3rd place men)
  • 2021 Ötillö Swimrun World Championship (1st place men/course record holder)

One Water Race: August 23-25, 2022

Teams: Max 10 mixed three-man teams, consisting of women and men, from all over the world.

Distance: 250 km, of which 200 km running and 50 km swimming.

Location: Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

Start: Arholma

Finish: Landsort

Prize money: USD 100,000

One Water Race

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/644496704

TV studio: https://vimeo.com/647430376

For further information, high-resolution images and interview requests, please contact:

Heléne Airijoki, press contact SpoilConcept, email: helene.airijoki@spoilconcept.se or +46 73 385 03 19.

Thomas Ogander, One Water Race, email: thomas.ogander@onewaterrace.com or +46 70 749 00 85.