At exactly 11:30 this morning, the town center of Kitzbühel echoed to the blast of a start gun, signaling the start of the world’s toughest adventure race – the Red Bull X-Alps. The first Turnpoint was the 1,660m Hahnenkamm, the start of the legendary downhill ski race the Streif. In contrast to the skiers, the athletes ran up the famous course. The first athlete to reach it was Lenart Oblak (SLO), speed hiking up in 50 minutes. He was quickly followed by Jordi Vilalta (ESP) and Aaron Durogati (ITA2).
The next Turnpoint is Wagrain Kleinarl, 71km to the south-east. The first athletes reached it by late afternoon. From here the real journey begins as they turn north and then west across the length of the alps. Follow all the athletes on their journey via Live Tracking!
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.
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