They don’t call this kid “The Viking” for nothing. Three-time ISA SUP World Champion, a leading force on the APP World Tour and among Europe’s stoutest paddlers—Casper Steinfath represents his home in Denmark well. The Great Dane has dreamed about standup paddling the crossing of his ancestors—130 kilometer stint across the Skagerrat Strait from Denmark to Norway—ever since he was young. In the face of 3-degree Celsius water, darkness and wind, this spring he made a valiant attempt and came within 12km of the Norway shores. But as it stands the dream lives on, and something tells us this won’t be the last we hear about The Viking Crossing. Watch the incredible story, courtesy of Red Bull Media, here.

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