The Extreme Sport week in Voss

Ekstremsportveko is the biggest sport and music festival of its kind, and is hosted every year in Voss, Western Norway.

Freeride. Photo: ekstremsportveko.smugmug.com

Freeride. Photo: ekstremsportveko.smugmug.com

Ekstremsportveko host competitions in kayaking, rafting, mtb-bmx, kiting, skydiving, paragliding, hanggliding, multisport, freeride, big air, climbing, BASE and longboarding. For one week national, as well as international athletes compete and challenge themselves in the elements. However, competitions are not always central for all the sports. The sharing of knowledge, when hundreds of top athletes are gathering this last week of June, is important.

The various sports is the main focus of Ekstremsportveko, however the music program has become an important part for the total experience of the festival. The last three days of the festival national and international exciting artists are spicing up the festival with their vibrant music within the genres; pop, rock, funk and reggae!
Ekstremsportveko is not an adventure company who offers various activities or accommodation. If you would like to experience the beauty of Voss or try out some thrilling activities, you have to book these directly yourself. Click INFO for more information about the various activities that are offered in Voss. On the same page you’ll also find other useful links.

Ekstremsportveko is owned by the non-profit organization “The Ekstreme Voss Foundation.” Voss Rafting Club, Voss Kayak Club, Voss Hang and Paraglider Club and Skydive Voss are the four local clubs which represent Ekstreme Voss. Every year 300-400 volunteers contribute to make the festival a huge success. In 2008 we even had volunteers from various countries in Europe and America.

For more info see: Ekstremsportveko.com

The winning video from Ekstremsportveko 2008 filmed by Tobias Frøystad. Containing action packed shots of skydiving, swooping, paragliding, kayack, riversurfing, big jump skiing, BMX and more:

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