Alexander Stubb, the recently-appointed Prime Minister of Finland, is a member of Finland’s center-right National Coalition. He is considered socially liberal but seems to be conservative on economic issues.
That’s not all. According to his Twitter profile, he has completed an Ironman triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and a 26.2-mile run), in less than ten hours. Not bad!
— Teemu Ojapalo (@BullseyeTeemu) July 20, 2014
— Niina Mäenpää (@energianurkkaus) July 20, 2014
— Ville Hirvonen (@VilleHirvonen) July 19, 2014
— Rami Petäsnoro (@RPetasnoro) July 19, 2014
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) June 29, 2014
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) June 6, 2014
.@ironmansweden one more time. If one pic can express it all… pic.twitter.com/y63VNnlzLF
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) August 25, 2013
— Markku Parkkonen (@Markku_) July 21, 2013
The man is serious about his sport:
Good training session to kick off the day. 60 min wattbike with 4*5min intervals (low and high cadence) + a 3km transition run at race pace.
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) July 3, 2014
First triathlon in 10 months. Quarter Ironman: 950m swim – 46,5km bike – 10,5km run. Overall stresslevels considered, my 2.26 was ok.
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) June 28, 2014
Went to lift weights with my wightlifting coach Matti Vestman. I feel I have a posture again. No more spineless politician…
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) June 25, 2014
The video below describes the kind of commitment it takes to complete an Ironman triathlon (language warning):