Thor Hushovd powers to home victory in Arctic Race of Norway

Thor Hushovd takes home glory, Arctic Race of Norway 2013, stage two

Having failed to secure the opening stage at his home race, Norwegian champion Thor Hushovd (BMC) powered to victory at stage two of the Arctic Race of Norway.

Kenny van Hummel (Vacansoleil-DCM) took victory on Thursday's first stage of the four day race, but Friday's home victory delighted the crowd and left Hushovd himself extremely pleased.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).