RBX19 Route 3

The new 2019 Teaser is live!

The world's toughest adventure race is returning for its ninth edition in 2019. More than 1,100km of treacherous alpine terrain from Salzburg to Monaco need to be surmounted - a grueling test for body and mind


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How we define the route

The Route Announcement is only a few days away - did you ever want to know how the Turnpoints that make up the route of Red Bull X-Alps are chosen? Race Director Christoph Weber and Safety Director Jürgen Wietrzyk give insights on how and why Turnpoints are selected, which opportunities they bring and much more.


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Toma Coconea (ROU) hikes during the Red Bull X-Alps in Salzburg, Austria on July 2, 2017

Evolution of a route

In the first Red Bull X-Alps in 2003 there was only one Turnpoint between Dachstein mountain and Monaco. Since then the gliders performance improved and their weight dropped. The greatest change however is the ongoing enhancement of the athletes' strength, endurance and technical skills. Find out how organizers have been trying to challenge the athletes anew in every edition of the world's toughest adventure race.


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Paul Guschlbauer (AUT1) flies during the Red Bull X-Alps at the Karwendel massiv, Austria on July 6, 2017.

Walking high with Skywalk Paragliders

The german based company Skywalk Paragliders teams up with Red Bull X-Alps for a third time in 2019. The producer of the most innovative paragliding gear also has five athlete teams participating in this year's edition of Red Bull X-Alps.


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Christian Maurer (SUI1) performs during the Red Bull X-Alps on Goldeck, Austria on July 3rd, 2017

Red Bull X-Alps glorified

The world leader in unbreakable eyewear, Austrian brand GLORYFY, partners up with Red Bull X-Alps. With their unique features the goggles are the perfect gear for extreme situations just like those experienced in the world’s toughest adventure race.


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Simon Oberrauner (AUT4) hikes during the Red Bull X-Alps in Staffal, Italy on July 11, 2017

Relive the Action - That was Day 9

With Red Bull X-Alps 2019 around the corner you might already want to get yourself into race mode. No worries, we've got you! Relive the greatest moments of Day 9 of the world's toughest adventure race in 2017.


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