Swimrunners – The enthusiast of swimrunning, Part 1

In our ambition to promote the wonderful sport of swimrun around the world, we present some of the driving spirits behind this, the enthusiasts.

Today we talk to Maj-Britt Klok and Sören Engholm, Team Swimrunners-sport.com and founders of swimrunshop.com!


/The WoS Team

Nationalparkvadehavet, Søhøjlandet nær Randers,                 Foto: Thomas Olesen

Hi Maj-Britt and Sören and thanks for taking the time to talk to us here at Worldofswimrun.com

M & S: Hi and thanks for having us!

Now, tell us, who are Maj-Britt Klok and Sören Engholm, the swimrun-enthusiast we see coming to many of the swimrun races in Europe?

M & S: We are Swimrunners, Scandinavian and inventors. We are located in Randers in Denmark, and train in the nearby lakes and forest. We think swimrun 24/7, and we’re obsessed with the know-how of swimrun. We are dedicated to developing the next big thing, and we collaborate with an extended family of swimrunners-friends and coaches around the world to stay at the forefront of swimrun technology.

How did you, being from Denmark, end up swimrunning?

M & S: In 2012 we read about ÖtillÖ in the book ”The World’s Toughest Endurance Challenges”, and was immediately fascinated by swimrun. We just had to try this sport ourselves. We signed up for Utö swimrun, and since our first race we have been dedicated to our awesome sport.

In the beginning, how did you prepare for the races. We understand that Denmark is quite flat with few islands?

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