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Turning obstacles into motivation

Despite spending her first-ever kids match focused more on doing cartwheels on the sideline than her performance on the field, her talent was quickly realized by all around her. Today she is known as one of Iceland‘s top-performing athletes.

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Full-time musician, part-time snowboarder

The only thing I think about are snowboards. Even when I’m playing music.


Quarantine at the Arctic's edge

While much of the world is on lockdown, Ása Steinars, took to the mountains to isolate herself at a remote cabin in North Iceland.

Hornstrandir 66.45ºN

Hornstrendingar, the people of Hornstrandir, were self-sufficient; there was no road access and the harsh winters were often so brutal that boats couldn’t come for weeks.

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The harshness of the Icelandic weather has never been a barrier for Heidar, who surfs the black beaches of Iceland on an everyday basis.


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21 articles
Turning obstacles into motivation

Elín Metta Jensen

25/06/2020
Climb to Iceland's highest peak

Eydís María Ólafsdóttir

28/05/2020
Skiing in Iceland

Arnaldur & Oafia

15/02/2020
Hornstrandir 66.45°N

Ragúel Hagalínsson

02/01/2020
SOS T-Shirt

Rurik Gislason

05/12/2019
On time and water

Andri Snær Magnason,

28/11/2019
Documenting change

Ragnar Axelsson

25/11/2019
Full-time musician, part-time snowboarder

Ívar Pétur Kjartansson

05/11/2019
Sheep herding on Breidamerkurfjall

Þorsteinn Roy Jóhannsson and Hörður Þórhallsson

16/10/2019
All sides of Iceland in one day

Benjamin Hardman

06/09/2019
Confident

Emilie Lilja

03/06/2019
Unbound

Asa Steinars

26/04/2019
A glacier retreats

Helen & Aron

09/04/2019
Explore

Emilie & Mads

20/02/2019
The long run

Elisabet Margeirsdottir

11/02/2019
Now

Heidar Logi

14/11/2018
First eyes on Iceland

Benjamin Hardman

31/10/2018
At the Arctic Ocean

Anton Jonas Illugason

03/06/2018
On sea

Arnar Logi Hákonarson

17/11/2017
Weather and age are a state of mind

Asdis Karlsdottir

13/10/2017
The other Flatey

Björk Brynjars

10/08/2017
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