Edvald Boasson-Hagen used cycling treadmill for monster six-hour Zwift training ride

The Dimension Data rider wasn’t static during the huge effort

Edvald Boasson-Hagen used a cycling treadmill for his epic six-hour Zwift session (Picture: Instagram/@Edvaldbh)

We were all pretty blown away by Norwegian pro Edvald Boasson-Hagen’s marathon six-hour training ride on Zwift, but one detail makes it even more impressive.

The Dimension Data rider uploaded his stats to the Zwift companion app, revealing he had put in a 212km shift on the indoor training software, which is impressive as it is.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.