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Athletes perform during the Red Bull X-Alps Start in Salzburg, Austria on June 16, 2019
The race is on!
The Red Bull X-Alps 2019 has begun. The 32 athletes, from 20 countries, set off on foot at 11.30am from Salzburg’s historic Mozartplatz, headed for Turnpoint 1 Gaisberg. Want to see how your favorite athlete is performing? Follow the action via Live Tracking on our website. But be carful... it's highly addictive!
Maxime Pinot (FRA4) seen during the Red Bull X-Alps preparations in Wagrain, Austria on June 11, 2019
King of the Gaisberg
After a gruelling climb, Rookie Maxime Pinot (FRA4) was first to reach Turnpoint 1, the Gaisberg in a time of 1.05:50. Pinot, who has been flying since the age of 13, reached the 1,288m summit of the landmark mountain just outside Salzburg in a time of 1:05:50, claiming the King of Gaisberg crown.
Helmut Schrempf (AUT3) seen during the Red Bull X-Alps preparations in Wagrain, Austria on June 11, 2019
Three Night Passes pulled
Helmut Schrempf (AUT3), Kaoru Ogisawa (JPN) and Gaspard Petiot (FRA1) have pulled their Night Passes on the first day of the Red Bull X-Alps 2019. While the athletes must usually stop moving between 10:30pm and 05:00am, a Night Pass allows you to keep racing.
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