Thor Hushovd wins the inaugural edition of the Arctic Race of Norway. Joining him on the podium were Kenny Van Hummel (Vacansoleil-DCM) and Nikias Arndt (Argos-Shimano)

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Nikias Arndt (Argos-Shimano) wins Stage 3 of the Arctic Race of Norway

Nikias Arndt (Argos-Shimano) wins Stage 3 of the Arctic Race of Norway

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Arctic Thor of Norway: Thor Hushovd wins Stage 2 of the Arctic Tour of Norway, a new race on the pro calendar.
Each stage loops around the north of Norway and the race convoy uses short transfers by plane and boat to get from one stage to the next.
The scenery on TV is impressive and you can tell how far north the race is by the long shadows.

Arctic Thor of Norway: Thor Hushovd wins Stage 2 of the Arctic Tour of Norway, a new race on the pro calendar.

Each stage loops around the north of Norway and the race convoy uses short transfers by plane and boat to get from one stage to the next.

The scenery on TV is impressive and you can tell how far north the race is by the long shadows.

Thor Hushovd features in a Norwegian road safety campaign.

Spotted by Twitter’s @matzo

Meanwhile in Norway Edvald Boasson Hagen won the Glava Tour.

The first edition of a national tour for this country saw a home win for the big crowds with some lively racing during the stages.

Some good photos at http://www.procycling.no.