Nicholas Mulder and Ryno Griesel have placed second overall at the 24hr World Rogaining Champs, which was held in New Zealand this weekend. Nic says, “Big surprise! We only found out at prizegiving. Very wet and cold, extremely hilly”.
Team Cyanosis will take on the World Rogaining Champs this weekend when the pairing of Nicholas Mulder and Ryno Griesel take on the world’s best in New Zealand. The 24-hour non-stop race will take place in and around the town of Cheviot, about a 1-hour drive north of Christchurch on the South Island.
The Adventure Racing World Series is coming to Switzerland for the most beautiful adventure race in the world. The first edition of The APEX Race, (Alpine Expedition Race) will take place in the heart of the Swiss Alps between May 24-29th 2011.
We were fired up and ready to go, the first hike leg was great we had decided to do all CP’s and all the OP’s it was easy going nice weather beautiful scenery, lots of game and birdlife. We scored a BarOne for getting wet at 4.15 am then went for the furthest OP.
Ask anyone and they will tell you the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge is six days of gruelling and ferocious competition where you discover levels of skill, determination and stamina that you never knew you possessed.
Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge has introduced a new interactive online facility to help you track the race, teams, route and media opportunities surrounding the world’s most gruelling adventure race.
In adventure racing, the standard four-person team format specifies that at least one member must be of the opposite gender; and usually this results in a 3:1 male-female composition. As a result, it is not uncommon to hear women jokingly referred to as ‘mandatory equipment’. But, in this male-dominated sport, women bring far more to the team than additional X-chromosomes.