Kari Traa invites you to 4 days of fantastic fun and sports, in ways you have never done sports before!
Join the spectacular triathlon today! Also have look at what other competitions that are open for registration!
Som i fjor ynskjer Ekstremsportveko sine stiftingsklubbar all ungdom frå 15 – 19 år velkomen til ein kjekk aktivitetsdag sundag 26. mai frå kl 08.30 – 16.00.
Finally it is all set! Have a look at this year sports program and get ready for a week full of action!
Do you have what it takes to be a citizen of Voss?
What a party it will be when Sirkus Eliassen makes the whole bunch of people in the Festival Tent dance!
Get ready for the new event down at Prestegardslandet this summer! A massive Dirt-jump course is going to be build and the guys are ready to take it to another level!
Watch out for a gang of grandma´s and grandpa´s at the sport arenas at Veko!
During Ekstremsportveko, Petter ´Edderkopp´ Aker and his crew will be having a Slackline Park in Prestegardsmoen!
We are thrilled to announce the first three bands who will play at Veko.
We are happy to announce that Natur og Ungdom (Nature and Youth) and Ekstremsportveko will collaborate this summer!
In 2013 Skateboarding will officially be part of Ekstremsportveko´s sports program. After several years off the program, skateboarding is back on track as the interest for skateboarding has increased in the local community here in Voss.
Ekstremsportveko is happy to announce that both Skigutane with their two brands Bula and Kari Traa, and One Call, continues as the main sponsors of Ekstremsportveko.
Have you ever dreamt of trying kayaking, rafting, climbing, skydiving and paragliding? Your dream can come true at Veko!
On Sunday the 21st of October NRK Amnesty International Telethon is on. Tre Brør and Ekstremsportveko gather to stand up against injustice, come and join us!
As the downhill competition was a part of the Norwegian Cup this year to great success, Ekstremsportveko will be hosting an UCI Downhill competition in 2013!
Here is something to cheer you up! Enjoy every Today´s Video, including the Best of and the Singalong here!
The fifteenth edition of Ekstremsportveko ended on July 1st. With two fatal accidents fresh in our minds, we were all affected by this tragedy. At the same time, the fifteenth edition must be said to be a great one, with stunning sunshine, ecstatic concerts and heaps of great competitions.
The two bands and artist that were welcomed on stage on the last night of Ekstremsportveko 2012, had one thing in common. They made the crowd jump!
Strength, power and dynamic is just some of the qualities needed in bouldering.
After several years off the Veko program, skateboarding is finally back. The many spectators that showed up to see today’s competition got to see some awesome tricks as boards ran both high and low.
Anna Helene Ovrid has waited over four years for a wedding. Enough is enough, she thought. Yesterday she got a crazy idea - some hours later she proposed to her boyfriend in Today´s video at Ekstremsportveko.
After pleasing the crowd with a true New York hip hop concert earlier in the evening, legendary Wu Tang members doubled up and reentered, throwing a second party in the lounge later on.
Balancing on pipes, rocks and logs, a Biketrial rider has to stay cool.
The concert program started last night, and the two bands to kick it all off were De La Soul and Raga Rockers.
The Base show in Gudvangen tomorrow Friday is unfortunately cancelled.
150 athletes racing down a steep and winding road chasing the adrenalin, adding tall mountains, a huge waterfall, sun and clear blue sky, it was set for the longboarding competition at Skjervet.
No (wo)man seems to be unimpressed with Brandseth’s clear water. If you have the guts and the skills, you even have the pleasure of paddling the ice blue water. It’s ready for Brandseth Downhill!
Ekstremsportveko and the skydiving community at Voss are deeply affected by the fatal accident where a skydiver died in Simadalen this afternoon.
High fives, reggae music, sun glasses, snow sledge, beautiful white peaks and a lot of happy athletes were to be seen at Vikafjellet today.
Many extremsport enthusiasts met up for today´s MTB/BMX Slopestyle final at Bavallstunet. Wonderful weather sat the mood for the day. Yesterday´s clouds was replaced with high spectacular tricks from the athletes.
Once again it was time for the One Call Challenge at Ekstremsportveko. People located at the Prestegardsmoen area this afternoon could see eager contestants competing for attractive prizes in a beautiful and warm weather.
Ekstremsportveko are truly sorry to announce that Black Star will not come to Ekstremsportveko to perform as planned this Friday. A Norwegian concert promoter has misled both parties.
By the end of the first of the three day long Capoeira Workshop, participants and instructor are satisfied. Acrobatics, rhythm and music are all elements in this Afro-Brazilian art form and the participants got to experience them all.
Today´s European Cup in rafting was a great success. A total of nine teams participated, including four girl teams, competing in both Slalom and Sprint. With a high water level and a loud audience, the competitors were satisfied with the day.
Skiing, downhill MTB and paddling, for the fourth time the popular triathlon Horgi Ned was held at Ekstremsportveko. And for the fourth time, Joar Wæhle takes home the title.
MTB Downhill got to do the honours, and was the first official competition of Ekstremsportveko 2012. Adding prestige to the game, it was also the third run in this year’s Norwegian Cup.
The opening speech at Ekstremsportveko 2012, reminded us that we have the freedom to live our lives as we please. Thank you, John Peder Egenæs in Amnesty.
Communicate the Veko atmosphere through photos and text, and win great prices from Destination Voss.
A kayaker is missing after a trip in the Raundalen river in Voss Saturday afternoon. The kayaker was paddling in a group of four. Ekstremsportveko is in contact with the police and is obviously affected by this accident, although it did not happen during any organised activity at Ekstremsportveko.
The conditions at Vikafjellet screams Good Times! The playground offers great natural elements and lots of snow! You can expect playful athletes as well when Christoffer Gjerde and Anders Backe hit the face!
The Norwegian Cup in Skydiving will be hosted the 30th of June in Voss!
Ekstremsportveko Rafting Competition is coming soon! This is your chance to take part in and experience the Voss extreme week. Norway is hosting an R4 Euro Cup competition as part of the action packed event!
Mark your schedules for Tuesday 26.06, it's time for Bula Beanie Boogie Party with Souldrop as our headliner!
There are a large number of participants this year and it is only one vacant spot left to join the helicopter up to start. After the inspection yesterday (june the 6th) the ski section of the competition looks very promising.
Still some spots left at NKF´s climbing Workshop, ´From indoor to outdoor climbing´. Take your indoor skills outside!
You are all invited to take part in the official opening show on Sunday 24.06. A spectacular show at Prestegardslandet will kick off our event in addition to two amazing cultural shows.
The brand new Veko clothes are ready, and up for sale!
Ekstremsportveko hosts a lot of cool sports competitions. We decided to promote each and one of them so that you can enjoy the breath taking scenery, the crazy stunts and get ready for the coming Ekstremsportveko!
Registration is open for the Helicopter Ride to Lønahorgi for bikers and Voss Freeride! First come, first served, so register today!
We need volunteers! Be part of the Veko crew and get a festival pass, volunteer party, staff t-shirt and make new friends!
Those who are within the 110 pers. limit will receive a confirmation email and a racers list will be published sunday 20th may.
The registration opens on monday 7th of May! Limited spots, don´t hesitate!
For one whole week national and international athletes compete and challenge themselves in the elements. Have a look at the spectacular sports program of Ekstremsportveko 2012!
When Ekstremsportveko kicks off for the 15th time, it is with great pleasure we can announce the best ever music program!
We are pleased to announce that the documentary, Transcendence, which offers an insight into extreme sports psychology backed by the research of Dr Eric Brymer will be shown during Ekstremsportveko.
Ekstremsportveko har fått årets kommunikasjonspris frå Kommunikasjonsforeningen Hordaland og Sogn og Fjordane. Her er grunngjevinga:
We meet in a spectacular landscape where dedicated people meet spectacular challenges. This will form the frame for the work shop. The work shop is both for beginners and more experienced photographers. Guidance will be tailored to each individuals level.
We recommend you to book your accommodation early this year as there are other events happening during Ekstremsportveko. See the list of places to stay here. If you book before the 1st of May at Voss Vandrarheim, you´ll get 10% off!
Ekstremsportveko sine stiftingsklubbar kjem til å ha 2 aktivitetsdagar for ungdom i 2012! 15 - 19 åringar vil blant anna få prøve kajakk, paragliding, samt ei orientering om fallskjermhopping. Hold deg oppdatert her.
Ekstremsportveko auksjonerer bort et Try It Gold pass til inntekt for TV-aksjonen!
You can buy the remaining Veko clothes for reduced prices at the Kari Traa store!
Watch the Best of Ekstremsportveko 2011! Thank you for good times and happy memories! We are looking forward to some more action and fun next year! See you!
Did you miss out on Ekstremsportveko 2011, or maybe you are one of those who got 15 seconds of fame? The Ekstremsportveko 2011 DVD includes all the ´Today´s Videos´, ´The Best of´ and this years Veko song!
The sporting events at Ekstremsportveko 2011 were concluded with a spectacular air show at Prestegardslandet. Later on, the festival program saw its worthy finish with the last concerts of the week.
BMX/MTB and bikinis met at last under the blazing sun in Bavallstunet.
A big crowd had showed up for the Head2Head Kayak Race in Strandaelva. With music pumping from the speakers, the BBQ fired up and eager paddlers ready to race, it was all set for an amusing day in the river.
Finally the long-desired day arrived! Sun, wingsuits, spectacular surroundings, sun glasses, blue skies and not to mention, happy and sunburned faces. This turned out to be the perfect day for BASE jumpers and for all of the spectators.
– WOW, there´s so many people here! Marie, Maria, Marie and Embla in the up and coming Norwegian girl band Razika are clearly thrilled to play at Ekstremsportveko.
– Very good! Actually, close to perfect, says Sven Erik Klette, Head of Kayaking, about the conditions for today’s white water kayaking competitions.
The sport events at Ekstremsportveko 2011 will be concluded with a spectacular air show at Prestegardslandet Saturday 2nd of July at 19.00.
Extreme activities during the day, requires extreme unwinding during the night!
Can you hang by one finger from a rock wall? And can you do one finger pull ups as you hang there? The climbers who participated in the Bouldering Competition at Ekstremsportveko 2011 sure can.
The finalists of today’s longboard competition experienced something they have not done in days. Downhill skating on dry asphalt!
A bike with no seat and a rider with no boundaries. That’s all you need to have fun at a quarry.
As we speak, the contestants of this year’s great challenge are down by the water paddling surf boards head over heals in a relay along Vangsvatnet.
Come sing a song, eat some red hot chilli peppers and blow up a doll! Sounds like a rafting invitation? Think again, as you are introduced to the Amazing Raft Race.
High water levels in the river created exciting conditions for the competitors, resulting in good fun for the spectators at European Cup in Strandaelva.
For some people this may sound strange, but it’s true. This year Veko has engaged in a collaboration with Voss Kunstlag and today a group of youngsters got to produce some real street art with guidance from Your Mamas Favourite Production.
Learn how to take great action photos!
This year’s Horgi Ned became a wet and muddy race. Still, Joar Wæhle from Voss won third year in a row and stands undefeated.
– To care about outdoor life in Norway is synonymous with caring about wild and beautiful nature. And that´s what Ekstremsportveko is all about, said Kristin Krohn Devold, Secretary General of DNT, at the opening of Ekstremsportveko 2011.
The Big Air competition Viking of Vikafjellet is unfortunately cancelled due to lack of snow. Some of the invited riders will instead have a Big Air Session at Folgefonna. Also, the skiing part of the multisport competition Horgi ned is cancelled.
Come and join us for the grand opening of Ekstremsportveko 2011!
Ekstremsportveko 2011 Collection has arrived! Hoodies, Tees and Headbands are ready to be worn by grandma´s and grandpas, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, friends and lovers! Check out the collection!
As the previous 7 years you may watch programs from Ekstremsportveko at NRK! The time schedule for the programs follow below:
Please note that Ekstremsportveko is not an adventure company which offers activities. If you want to try out different sports during Ekstremsportveko you have to book this directly yourself!
The young, but experienced girl band, Razika, will play at Ekstremsportveko Friday 1st of July! They will bring their killer mix of slits-style get-up-and-go, ultra catchy pop-hook mayhem and a shamble-punk attitude to everyones joy! Don´t miss this up coming band!!
We´re proud to announce that researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) will share their Insight within disciplines such as psychology, physics, medicine and jazz at Ekstremsportveko this year.
Come and experience a unique concert with Sver feat. Snakka San, at the old and spectacular farm at Hustveit.
Join a Downhill Course with Trond Hansen and Espen Johnsen in Bavallen! You can also rent a Downhill bike this year, from Sunday till Wednesday you can hire a bike and have lots of fun in the woods!
The Horgi Ned registration is open now! You may register as a team or individually. Register to email@example.com. Get ready for action!
Tickets to Ekstremsportveko are for sale now!
There will be live street art performance by Your Mamas Favourite Production at Ekstemsportveko! They will be working in public, creating art inspired by the surroundings and the atmosphere at Veko. YMF will also be having Work Shops for the youngsters, check it out!
Ekstremsportveko´s Festival Program is finally released! There will be a vast difference within the music genres during this years festival! From Rock to Reggae, to Folk music to Hip hop! ENJOY!
It will be a whole lot of action in Bavallen this year! Grease your chain and sign up!
Anders Backe, one of Europes best and most experienced jibbers with both European Open and X-games top finishes, invites 10 skiers for an epic spring session at Vikafjellet!
For the first time in history, Fat Freddy´s Drop will visit Norway. The great Jam-band from New Zealand will make the crowd go mad with their spectacular live show consisting of funk, soul, reggae and dub! You should not miss this!
We are proud to announce that young representatives from the work of KolibriCARF in Brazil will be in charge of the official opening show!
Ekstremsportveko is having a photo competition where we invite guests and athletes from last year to send 5 of their best shots taken during Ekstremsportveko 2010!
Er du glad i fysiske og psykiske utfordringer, stå på ski og kjenne at adrenalinpumpa går for fult? Ja, da er du akkurat som meg. Jeg lurte på hva mer naturen hadde å by på av alternative aktiviteter. Dette gav Arild på Voss Folkehøgskule meg en god pekepinn på.
We´re happy to announce that we´ll host two Biketrial competitions during Ekstremsportveko 2011!
I samarbeid med Destinasjon Voss og Voss Raftingsenter sel Ekstremsportveko årets kolleksjon til inntekt for ein aktivitets dag i naturen for bebuarane på Voss mottak. Alle inntektene går uavkorta til denne dagen! Møt opp på Visit Voss, Vangsgata 20, TORSDAG 18. NOVEMBER,kl. 14.00 - 19.00 og kjøp eit fint plagg til ein billeg penge og støtt ei god sak!
Watch the very best of Today´s Video 2010 here . . .
You can buy the remaining Veko clothes for reduced prices at the Kari Traa store and Visit Voss.
One participant stood out in the H2H Kayak Women competition. Silje Skorve from Voss won the race without any difficulties.
The scheduled BMX competition today were earlier in the week re-sceduled to wednesday earlier this week. Instead of cancelling saturdays competition Ekstremsportveko invited to a bike-show at Bavallen.
The Nordic Championship in Acro paragliding has been ongoing since Wednesday. Today Ove Tillung from Voss could call himself Nordic Champion.
Asphalt boarding has never been more popular. A total of eighty athletes wanted to compete in the longboard competition this year.
Some people enjoy clinging on to tiny rocks more than others. The participants of today’s bouldering competition are definitely of those who do so.
The base jumpers are basically having to much fun to compete!
After a one-hour drive on the bumpy roads to Mjølfjell, the people who showed up were eager to get “their moneys worth” in action. It is safe to say: Nobody left disappointed!
Mountainbiking and paragliding, Miniconcert with Microbandet and local food an early morning at Lønahorgi. What a start on this sunny day fully packed with activities.
Is it time to get a break? Now is a good time to check out the festival program!
Due to rain that has caused slippery slopes, the two finals in MTB slopestyle and BMX are rescheduled and will take place tomorrow from 2pm. In the sun!
All base jumpers please read this information . . . .
Caroline Mølgaard Onarheim and Markus Wegge won today’s Stand Up Surfboard contest. The big prize was a one-week stay in Portugal at Lapoint Surfcamp.
Today’s riverboard contest in Strandelva was an action filled experience worth seeing.
The Brandseth Downhill and Team Race competitions on Thursday have been moved to Mjølfjell due to the low water level in the Brandseth river.
The men’s team from Voss Rafting Center and the women’s team from Voss Rafting Club were the winners of today’s European Cup in Sprint, Slalom and Head2Head.
The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK broadcast from the activities during Ekstremsportveko - every day from tuesday to sunday. You can also find the reports online.
All base jumpers please read this information . . . .
In the open video competition you can win exclusiv prices from GoPro, and recieve fame and glory. The only request is that the movies are from 3-5 minutes. The rest is up to yourself!
This year the fast growing sport Stand Up Paddling is represented at Veko's sports program. Anyone can try it out!
Break out the walking chairs and bring your finest teeth when DJ´s Grandma & GrandPA play their funky music days and nights at Ekstremsportveko.
Would you like to test out some photo equipment, and get some pointers from professional photographers at the same time?
Important information to ALL BASE jumpers....
Joar Wæhle was the first one to finish the Horgi Ned contest. Luckily for him the price money cashed out enough to pay off a recently collected speeding ticket.
Would you like to get the latest updates from Veko?
Due to the low water level in Strandaelva, the European Cup in Slalom, Sprint and Head to Head has been moved to Raundalselva in Urdland.
Play the game on our page, then come down to the tent monday to wednesday at 6-8pm to take part in the competition. Great prizes!
There has been some last minute changes in the program. The Eldbjørg Raknes concert has been rescheduled, and will be held in Raundalen this Tuesday at 13.00.
- Winning the price is not important. The essence is having fun in the sun, Christopher Helberg says.
Every year we need help from about 400 volunteers in order to make Ekstremsportveko a huge success....
The Norwegian Solist's Choir is a professional ensemble that usually resides in the finer venues of Oslo. This summer they have decided a different approach when it comes to reaching new audiences.
Once more Ekstremsportveko and Amnesty International join forces to gain focus on injustice as well as kicking off Veko!
The MTB helicopter ride to Lønahorgi is now fully booked . . .
Due to marginal amounts of snow, there will be a Rail Jam competition instead of a Big Air competition this year.
Casiokids is one of few Norwegian bands that have received a central spot in the program at the Roskilde Festival this year. They will come straight from Roskilde to Ekstremsportveko - Voss, and we look forward to their vivid performance on Saturday the 3rd of July!!
During Ekstremsportveko you´ll have a unique opportunity to learn the art of capoeira!
Due to massive snow melting we are unable to arrange the ski section of Horgi Ned . . .
Envision two athletes standing at the edge of a mountain cliff. They´re both dressed in state-of-the-art wing suit. At the signal, they jump and race head-on to the finish line, deploying their parachutes and gliding to a safe landing. This is World Base Race (WBR)!
Ski & Elv på Voss Folkehøgskule er linja for deg om vil «utfordre komfortsonen», «ta utfordringar» og bli rikare på erfaringar.
You´ll get reduced prices with the gondola at Voss Resort during Ekstremsportveko! The gondola takes you up to Hanguren (660 m.a.s.l), which is a great starting point for bikers, paragliders and day walks.
A huge thanks to Vekselbanken, Voss Sparebank, Voss Bakeri, Voss Fjellandsby, Biltunet Voss, Voss Cementvarefabrikk, HMV Voss, Hordaland Fylkeskommune and Voss Kommune for the finacial support which makes it possible to once again broadcast our festival at NRK.
Due to warm weather and lack of snow, we are unable to arrange the freeride competition this summer . . .
Come and experience an outdoor concert with jazz musician Elbjørg Raknes at the old and spectacular farm houses at Hustveit. This concert is a cross over project with Vossa Jazz, where jazz merge with various extreme sports.
If you want to see the fun x-country bike trails in Voss, you should join us for a guided tour!
This year we´ll use the Cashless payment system in the Festival Tent. The reason why we´ve chosen this system is to make it more efficient for you as a purchaser, less cash handling and to comply with the demands from the authorities for registration and control of turnover.
Almost 400 people showed up for the demonstration to keep Raudalselva protected. . . .
Due to limited parking at many of the sport arenas, and for environmental reasons, we encourage athletes and spectators to carpool (which means filling your car). AVIS is contributing with a free minibus to many of the sport arenas.
Are you one of those who keep old gear in your storage room just in case you might need it one day? And for some reason you never end up using it? Or maybe you are one of those who´d like to get into a sport represented at our festival, but you can´t afford to buy brand new equipment?
Saturday 3rd of July there will be a Norwegian Championship in hill running. Ekstremsportveko is not in charge of this competition, but our athletes and festival participants can enter the competition for half registration fee.
This great law makes it possible for us to travel around, camp and experience outdoor life practically all over Norway. However, even if this law gives us a lot of rights, it also comes with duties.
This year we are proud to present Dumdum Boys as one of our headliners at Ekstremsportveko.
Important information to all athletes who are planning to attend the Horgi Ned Competition!!
Important information to all kayakers who are planning to attend the Brandseth Downhill Competition...
There will be a Slope style and a BMX competition during Ekstremsportveko this year..
We are proud to present Dumdum Boys as one of our headliners at Ekstremsportveko. Last time they visited Voss was in 2003, and we predict the same electric atmosphere in the festival tent when we reunite with this legendary band in July.
We are proud to host a Norwegian premier for the kayaking movie Dream Result at Ekstremsportveko. Dream Result is an expression of the essence of white water kayaking and the story of a group of friends who have undertaken a journey to explore the limits of possibility.