Looking for the heroes of tomorrow

The Arctic Heroes of Tomorrow Race will be organized Saturday 18th of August in Hammerfest, where young Norwegians and international talents will compete for the sixth year in a row.

Each team consists of four girls and six boys aged 17 and 18. They will compete in parts of the same route the professionals will ride for the third stage of the Arctic Race of Norway.

The Arctic Heroes of Tomorrow Race is a unique opportunity for young talents to practice in an international competition.

The Arctic Heroes of Tomorrow is a team competition, and the best teams are going home with 30.000 NOK (3,300 Euro). The total amount of prize money is 60.000 NOK, presented by Equinor and the Heroes of Tomorrow fund. Individual winners will also be rewarded in both classes.


Jan-Oddvar Sørnes

President, Norwegian Cycling
Federation (NCF)
President I Norges
Cykleforbund (NCF)

Norwegian Cycling Federation

Norwegian cyclists continue to make an impression in international cycling. This is the result of years of serious work in clubs that are well organized.

The Arctic Heroes of Tomorrow Race are a unique opportunity to create real team spirit and strengthen top athletes in the different regions of Norway.

" The Heroes of Tomorrow Race is a very important contribution to the development of our sport and the international dimension is exciting. The collaboration with the Arctic Race of Norway and A.S.O., and the substantial support from Equinor, provides unique opportunities for our athletes " says the President of the Norwegian Cycling Federation, Mr. Jan-Oddvar Sørnes. The Arctic Heroes of Tomorrow Race is a team competition, and the best team is going home with 30.000 NOK (3 300 Euro). In addition to individual champions in both competitions, the total amount of prize money is 60.000 NOK, presented by Equinor and the Heroes of Tomorrow fund.


Cathrine Instebø

Head of Sponsorship & Events
Corporate Communication
Equinor ASA

Equinor in brief

Equinor is an international energy company present in more than 30 countries worldwide, including several of the world’s most important oil and gas provinces. Founded in 1972 under the name Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap AS—Statoil (the Norwegian State Oil company), we changed our name to Equinor in 2018.

We are the leading operator on the Norwegian continental shelf and have substantial international activities. We are engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas, as well as wind and solar power. We sell crude oil and are a major supplier of natural gas, with activities in processing, refining, and trading. Our activities are managed through eight business areas, staffs and support divisions, and we have operations in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and Norway.

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