Chrigl Maurer (SUI1) races towards turnpoint Lermoos prior to the Red Bull X-Alps, Austria on June 22, 2021.
The leaders make it to Turnpoint 5
Chrigel Maurer arrived first at Turnpoint 5, Lermoos, in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. On the ground he was welcomed by spectators, fans and media who were excited to see him arrive. Patrick von Känel followed 20 minutes later and Benoît Outters arrived in third place on foot.
Maxime Pinot (FRA1) seen above turnpoint Wagrain-Kleinarl prior to the Red Bull X-Alps in Salzburg on June 20, 2021.
Race against the weather
When the first athletes were flying north around Zugspitze towards Turnpoint 5, Lermoos, Tiroler Zugspitz Arena, weather conditions started to change. Blue skies made way for clouds, the top of the Zugspitze was quickly obscured.
Read below what impact the weather had on the athletes!
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