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The Swedish win Expedition Africa
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The Swedish win Expedition Africa

Skylotec Adventure have just crossed the finish line completing the 514km Expedition Africa – Baviaans course in just over 80 hours. The team proved they were world class throughout the race; flying through each transition efficiently, professionally and navigating each control point brilliantly. The Cape St Francis Resort beach hosted a magnificent start on Sunday […]

BREAKING NEWS - Skylotec and Thunderbolt AR receive penalty
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BREAKING NEWS – Skylotec and Thunderbolt AR receive penalty

The two leading teams made an error by not following instructions to stay on the beach (side) between CP 36 and T10 during their 18km trekking leg yesterday evening. The race booklet clearly stipulates  that it is “compulsory to stay on beach between CP 36 and T10” and further stipulates  “Expedition Africa flag on the […]

Expedition Africa - Day 1
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Expedition Africa – Day 1

39 teams from 13 countries gathered on the Cape St Francis Beach this morning ready for a rugged Expedition Africa, featuring larger racing legs that would cover the 500km adventure race. A vuvuzela traditionally signalled the start to Africa’s Adventure Racing World Series event, where teams raced along the coastline towards Port St Francis. Race […]

Are you ready for Expedition Africa 2017?
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Are you ready for Expedition Africa 2017?

Expedition Africa kicks off this week in none other than the Eastern Cape’s Adventure Province, where athletes will tackle this year’s gruelling adventure of over 500km’s of mountain biking, kayaking, abseiling, trekking and so much more. 39 teams from all over the world have begun descending onto the sandy beach of Cape St Francis Resort. […]

Swedish Skylotec Adventure Team Announced
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Swedish Skylotec Adventure Team Announced

Skylotec Adventure Team is a Swedish adventure racing team with high ambitions. Team members Mårten Svensson, Jonas Andersson, Johanna Wallensten and Simon Niemi have collected experiences from different team configurations in the past and are now united to perform on the highest level with focus on the AR World Series. The team said “It’s the adventure that drives us […]

Outdoor Race World Tour 2017, La Transmarocaine
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Outdoor Race World Tour 2017, La Transmarocaine

The mountains that surround the Bin El Ouidane lake at Morocco, host the first event of the Outdoor Race World Tour 2017, La Transmarocaine. Video La Transmarocaine #ORWT 2017 Date 1 La Transmarocaine #ORWT Date 1 2017 from Outdoor Race World tour on Vimeo. 27 teams of 2 competed to be the first number 1 […]

A Rookies perspective of top end Adventure Racing
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A Rookies perspective of top end Adventure Racing

This year’s Double Moon AR saw a last minute entry by Team Red Ants, which has its traditional home in Magoebaskloof, which was the race venue. After being turned down by numerous other potential teammates, Brian Gardner, Ryno Griesel and Nicky Booyens finally settled for a local AR virgin, me. The 200km race kicked off […]

Expedicion Guarani in Paraguay, All Ready to Go
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Expedicion Guarani in Paraguay, All Ready to Go

  Teams are finalizing their preparations for the Expedicion Gaurani, a 500km adventure race in Parauguay. The host town is San Bernadino, a lakeside holiday town about 40km east of the capital Asunción. About 21 teams are lined up in the full expedition category that will feature 7 long stages, starting off with a 55km […]

Outdoor Race World Tour Info
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Outdoor Race World Tour Info

*Please note that this PR is translated, therefore, may have some grammatical errors The Outdoor Race World Tour TM compile in a unique circuit several events of adventure racing, ultra trail running and long distance mountain biking events. 10 events representing 5 continents will be on 2017 edition. “Outdoor Race World Tour TM will be […]

AR World Series Athletes Forum
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Inside the Athlete Forum 2016

The first Adventure Racing World Series Athlete Forum was held after the 2016 World Championship in Australia. Moderated by AR World Series Director Craig Bycroft, a large audience of athletes and media enthusiastically discussed a number of topics suggested by the adventure racing community. SAILS IN AR. Should teams be permitted to bring sails for […]