Viktoria Zarina: "Why we are here? We have come to fight. To fight all forces up to the very end!"
Tomorrow, on November 8, at 5 o'clock in the morning the Adventure Racing World Championship will start at Reunion Island (France)!
64 strongest teams of the world
8 days of non-stop moving
Technical distance of 430 km length
Total vertical ascent - 17 000 m
Leader's time - 4,5 days
Russia will be represented by two teams:
- #62 Red Fox Adventure Team consisting of champions of Europe 2017 Viktoria Zarina, Vladimir Levchenko, Konstantin Ivanov and Andris Ansabergs, the silver prize-winners of the 2017 European championship.
- #22 Blizzard at number 22: Natalya Zimina, Semyon Yakimov, Ruslan Dyldin and Andrey Yefimov.
Competitors will participate in the following stages: trekking, MTB, sea kayak, packraft, canyoning, caving, mountains, ropes, a stage on horses, a cheerful prolog and global orienteering.
Already today teams gathered at the starting zone. The first stage will consist of a 106 km trek with a vertical ascent of 7600 m and a leader time of 38 hours. Then 15 hours of packraft and pedaling on mountain bikes.
Live tracking at: http://live.arworldseries.com/arwc18/
Official race web site: http://www.raidinfrance.com/
Official web site of ARWS: http://www.arworldseries.com/