Race leaders Chrigel Maurer and Patrick von Känel both live in the Frutigen valley northwest of the Eiger range. Turnpoint 7, Fiesch - Aletsch Arena, is just on the south side of that impressive mountain range. Instead of flying in this magnificent high Alpine arena they are miserably walking along in the rain.
Click the link below to see who managed to fly in this miserable weather!
In five days leading athlete Chrigel Maurer has covered 574 km, over 100km per day. In marginal conditions, because whereas in the first days the flying conditions were better than expected, especially Day 5 saw foul weather with thunderstorms, pouring rain and strong winds.
Read below how the athletes coped with thunderstorms and heavy rain!
Red Bull X-Alps is the world’s toughest adventure race. It’s difficult to think of another race that demands such high level of both physical and mental fitness of body and mind. If you no longer wish to receive these newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by contacting us or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of this newsletter.
Red Bull GmbH
Am Brunnen 1
5330 Fuschl am See, Austria
Tel: +43 662 6582 0
Fax +43 (0) 662 6582 7010
Managing Director: Dkfm. Dietrich Mateschitz
Commercial Registrater: Landesgericht Salzburg, FN 56247 t
Chamber of Commerce: Wirtschaftskammer Salzburg