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When sporting passion turns to addiction

Hindustan Times | 16/12/2023 03:07 PM | Click to read full article

Eleven hours, 21 minutes and 15 seconds — that's how long it took Flora Colledge from jumping into the Hardangerfjord in Norway to celebrating at the top of the 1,883-meter Gaustatoppen mountain. Colledge is not just an extreme athlete though, but also a sports scientist who is currently researching the phenomenon of sports addiction, specifically looking at the ideas of compulsiveness, excessive sporting activity and behavioural addiction.