Iceland photos

Whoops—unfortunately the photos of Iceland’s National Barista Champion, Palmer Thor Hlodversson, didn’t make it onto that last profile, so you can check him out here:



It’s been a spectacular Day One of the WBC here in Atlanta. Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for more blog posts on more incredible baristas from around the world!

About the Author


Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.