Fjord Lines

Living a happy life relies on the realisation of one’s own priorities

Feature type Video

Read time 40 min read

Published Jan 26, 2021

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Living a happy life relies on the realisation of one’s own priorities. Lifestyle vs work, financial stability vs freedom. For Rúnar Pétur Hjörleifsson those decisions came pretty easily.

“I wanted to live a simple life and ride as much as possible,” he says. Growing up with the snowy slopes and the rugged terrain in his backyard undeniably played a part in his deep affection for snowboarding. To follow his passion for snowboarding, Rúnar lives a simple life, working tirelessly during the summer as a fisherman, and riding as he likes during the winter.

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