adventure racing

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adventure racing

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(Individual Sports, other than specified) a contest in which teams compete in an expedition-length race which involves two or more sporting disciplines, often running, mountain biking, climbing, kayaking, and elements of navigation and orienteering
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Leading up to the trans-Antarctic crossing, each team member will also continue individual training programs, such as trail running, biking, weight training, swimming, cross country skiing, in addition to participating in a variety of extreme challenges like the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc and the five-day ITERA Expedition Race.
You'll need a sponsor if you want to compete in the Patagonian Expedition Race -- eleven days of climbing, kayaking, and biking -- but that's nothing to the $50k you'd drop for an Everest ascent (so yesterday).
He found it in the French marathon expedition race Raid Gauloises (think Tour de France on steroids), which became Burnett's first TV production, a 1993 special for Los Angeles TV station KCAL.
CHRIS NEAR is already targeting his next challenges after the Eryri Harrier navigated his team to victory in the ultra-tough Patagonia Expedition Race.
But despite only being given a fortnight's notice, veteran athlete Maria Leijerstam managed to tackle the Patagonian Expedition Race and live to tell the tale.
But it required an unusually strong drive to win which has seen him win the Patagonian Expedition Race in Chile for the past three years and many more with the world-beating adidas Terrex team.
But these vital carbon storehouses remain under threat, and a unique eco-endurance competition, the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race, is helping to raise awareness of the importance of protecting this wild land.
GJ: In February, I'll be participating in the Patagonian Expedition Race in Chile's Tierra del Fuego at the tip of the South American Continent.
Readers may recall Gareth from his zany tyre pulling exploits across local beaches late last year in preparation for his first big expedition race.
Malaysian Borneo hosts an expedition race that's not for the faint-hearted, as mixed sex teams of four race for 24 hours to complete a 320-mile course through some of the world's most inhospitable terrain.
The patient had participated in the EcoChallenge Sabah 2000 Expedition Race, a multisport event held during August 20- September 3, at various sites in Sabah in Malaysian Borneo.
This is Columbia's seventh consecutive year sponsoring the high-profile Expedition Race which takes place in October 2002 among the 333 islands that make up Fiji's archipelago.
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