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Robert Sorlie wins Femund Sled Dog Race in his native Norway

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Published on February 3, 2020 - Duration: 02:40s
Musher takes top spot in stunning winter scenery

Robert Sorlie wins Femund Sled Dog Race in his native Norway

VIDEO SHOWS: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOURTH AND FINAL DAY OF THE FEMUND RACE 2020 WITH ROBERT SORLIE OF NORWAY COMING IN FIRST AHEAD OF COMPATRIOT BIRGITTE NAESS AND SWEDEN'S PETTER KARLSSON RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SHOTLIST AND SCRIPT SHOWS: TOLGA TO ROROS, NORWAY (FEBRUARY 3, 2020) (LAGADERE - SEE RESTRICTIONS) 1.

EVENTUAL RACE WINNER, ROBERT SORLIE, AND HIS TEAM OF DOGS RIDING BY AT DAWN 2.

VARIOUS MORE OF SORLIE AND TEAM AT DAWN (2 SHOTS) 3.

AERIAL OF EVENTUAL SECOND-PLACE FINISHER, BIRGITTE NAESS AND TEAM RIDING 4.

VARIOUS OF NAESS TAKING A DOG FROM LINE AND PUTTING IT IN HER SLED (4 SHOTS) 5.

SORLIE APPROACHING

Class="kln">FINISH LINE WITH ONE OF HIS DOGS IN HIS SLED 6.

AERIAL OF SORLIE APPROACHING FINISH LINE 7.

SORLIE WAVING AS HE AND HIS TEAM GO BY NEAR FINISH LINE TOLGA TO ROROS, NORWAY (FEBRUARY 3, 2020) (LAGADERE - SEE RESTRICTIONS) (MUTE) 8.

AERIAL OF SORLIE CROSSING FINISH LINE 9.

VARIOUS OF SORLIE CROSSING FINISH LINE IN FIRST (2 SHOTS) 10.

AERIAL OF NAESS APPROACHING FINISH LINE 11.

NAESS PETTING DOG IN SLED AS SHE APPROACHES FINISH LINE 12.

AERIAL OF NAESS 13.

AERIAL OF NAESS CROSSING FINISH LINE IN SECOND 14.

NAESS CROSSING FINISH LINE 15.

AERIAL OF EVENTUAL THIRD-PLACE FINISHER, PETTER KARLSSON, APPROACHING FINISH LINE 16.

AERIAL OF KARLSSON CROSSING FINISH LINE 17.

KARLSSON CROSSING FINISH LINE 18.

DOG WITH SNOW ON ITS FACE STORY: After four days of mushing through icy Norway, Robert Sorlie won the Femund Sled Dog Race on Monday (February 3).

The Norwegian managed to cling to his lead during Monday's fourth and final leg after passing compatriot Birgitte Naess a day earlier in the third leg.

Naess finished second ahead of Petter Karlsson of Sweden who took third.

The Femund Race is part of the Arctic World Series which culminates at Alaska's Iditarod which starts on March 7.

(Production: Kurt Michael Hall)

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