I am 32-year-old Finnish triathlete living Oslo, Norway. I started my endurance sports career as a runner after finishing my studies in Helsinki University of Technology in 2011. I started triathlon in 2014. I like to compete every now and then also in running and cycling.
Team: Team Arctic Triathlon by Wikborg Rein
Club: Sportsklubben Rye / Helsinki Triathlon
Coach: Mette Pettersen Moe
Best sport: Running
Weakest sport: Swimming
Favorite training: Tough bike-run combo
Favorite distance: Full distance (loving it after debut race!)
Other hobbies: Cross-country skiing, knitting, learning new languages
Occupation: E-commerce consultant
Languages: Finnish, English, Norwegian, German, Swedish
Targets for 2018
- Norseman Xtreme Triathlon
- First year as a professional triathlete – race calendar still open
Contact: heini.hartikainen (at) iki.fi
See my race results here.