Champion Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå awaits you Press Evadare – This year we have among us a guest of honor, champion Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå, "Queen's MTB". You'll be able to meet the start and finish where he will sign autographs. She was retired from sport and will participate in the first Escape fun.
Below is an interview with her advice for cyclists Amateur.
“At the age of 46 years and as full of energy. Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesja it is the best proof that there is no age limit for outstanding performance in endurance sports. Multiple European Champion , World and Olympic can look back on an impressive career and outstanding achievements.
How did you motivated to make every effort in training, an de an, even at age 45 years and reach the limits of race?
I'm retired now, but I do know after all these years active days became my lifestyle and I will continue to train and keep myself in good shape. Never stop doing things for the first time. Staying in shape is something that gives you energy, adventure, positive energy and is the best investment in your health. I will continue to challenge me to a different level. I signed up for a marathon and a race ski So adventure and challenges are in my blood… and they will keep “young” for many years.
And yet, last year as professional athletes have competed with the best sporting moment. What is the key to your success?
Winning a World Championship in 2018, la worst they 45 de ani , It is a kind of miracle. I think it's what you want, how much work and believe in yourself. I am very proud of the victory in Andorra.
You could follow the evolution of MTB's all these years. The technical evolution has put additional pressure on competitors?
MTB XCO changed greatly in recent 10 years and became a “new sport” to the time at
I started in 1995. Technical aspects of dropuri, jumping and rock garden, They are pretty brutal… but as long as you train more, It's ok. Tours short and intense effort in the sprint and explosive skills are important, there is no room for mistakes. This is, of course, benefit of young competitors who started at an early age do MTB. For me this was very motivating and challenging.
I had to try new things and often get out of my comfort zone. I find it challenging and beautiful at the same time.
What are the three most important tips for training amateur cyclists, who want to compete in a marathon this year?
Maximum intensity workouts twice a week.
Train in the weekend as often as possible
Make sure you do a workout endurance 2-4 hours at least once a week (Needless to do and another sport :)).
Do you have a secret tip that you be willing to share with us ?
Try to do a workout with body weight 2-3 times a week for about 30 minute of. You do not need a program… find a few exercises that include, fully, whole body and “working” for 30 minute of :).” – source datasport.com.