Norwegian journalist takes on Dale Oen in Flagstaff


As they put it on, “Norwegian journalists never get tired of challenging Norwegian swimmers to a duel,” this time Dagbladet photographer Thomas Rasmus Skaug challenging world champ Alexander Dale Oen to a 50 meter breaststroke at altitude in Flagstaff, Arizona, Skaug with a 15 second headstart. Good to see Alex in the pool again, in the article on Dagbladet he says that he doesn’t feel any pain from his shoulder any more, they are holding back but it looks like he’ll be back in top shape come London 2012.


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