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How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

Scott Cole in Montana on his bike ride from Mexico to Canada in 1999. Photo: Lincoln Montana

Published: 23.Jul.2018 08:34 hrs

MY SWEDISH CAREER: After competing in a multisport race in Sweden, Scott Cole decided to ditch bustling California for "less people, more wilderness, more open space" in the Scandinavian country.

Cycling for two months isn't everyone's cup of tea, but Scott Cole is used to pushing himself to the limit. The American works in marketing and sponsorship for Sweden's first and oldest multisport race, a competition involving a range of athletic disciplines from running to kayaking, and he regularly takes part in such races himself.

It was his love of endurance sports that first brought the athlete to Sweden.

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