Cycling from Germany, to Austria, to Switzerland, and on to Italy, in just one day, is doable. What you’ll feel like at the end of it is up for debate. Have a look at the photo epic from last year’s ENDURA Alpen-Traum and judge for yourself.
The gun will sound again for the 28th time this September 12th as the Red Bull Dolomitenmann is set into motion. 103 teams from 18 countries will be running, paddling, flying and pedaling, in a relay fashion, through a course that will tear down the strongest competitor to a pile of exposed nerves.
Strong wind, turbulent water and a hard fought competition during the 75 km long race, revealed why ÖTILLÖ is recognized to be one of the toughest one-day races in the world.
This is what happens when two brothers and two friends make a bet in a bar. For two years the group challenged each other to get from the island of Utö to the island of Sandhamn, a very long distance away in the Stockholm archipelago.
The 7th edition of the Swiss non-stop ultra-cycling race, Tortour, presented by IWC, was definitely more of a torture than expected. After a prologue with temperatures around 30°C the weather started to turn for the worse on the 1'000km and 12'500 metres in altitude course, bringing in single-digit temperatures and pouring rain.
It took two days to reach their goal - who says we’re not passionate about the outdoors? The outdoor retail giant, REI, started a campaign to determine where to distribute $500,000 in cash to help maintain a number of trail systems throughout the US. Less than 48 hours later, they had their answer.
So you might have skied down it, but do you have what it takes to run up it? Whistler Blackcomb is hosting the inaugural Salomon Valley to Peak trail running race – a 23-kilometer climb through 1,609 metres, up Whistler Mountain.
If you want something to talk about around the water cooler and rack up stoke points with your buds, tune in to watch Primal Quest (PQ), from August 19th to the 28th.