Nords are a race of Atmorans lead by Ysgramor to Skyrim in the Merethic Era. Nords are known for their resistance to cold and magical frost, and are skilled at two-handed weapons.
Nords are tall well built individuals who show prowess in battle. Nords are considered to be the strongest Men in Tamriel for their size and strength. They're also known for their skills in all areas of warfare making them renowned warriors, mercenaries, and merchants. Nords are also excellent and accomplished seaman using those skills to migrate to Skyrim from Atmora.