Tecnu Extreme Adventure Racing retains their title as the reigning champions at the Cameco Cowboy Tough Expedition Race. After more than 3 days of racing, strategy proved to be the deciding factor as Tecnu was able to outlast the Swedish Armed Forces team, which dropped out during day 3. This was also the team’s second Adventure Racing World Series win in less than a month. Team YogaSlackers crossed the finish line in second place after overcoming an early issue during the race when one of the team members was unable to hold food down. With their top finishes, both Tecnu and YogaSlackers have earned entry into the AR World Championship this November. Congratulations to all the teams that officially crossed… Read More →
http://www.arworldseries.com/news/news_arworldseries_2014_19.htm The AR World Championship 2014 has seen the worlds top 10 teams finish an epic 700km course up to 4,500m in the Andes, through the Amazon jungle, from the Southern to Northern Hemispheres and finally down to the tropical beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Team New Zealand Seagate crossed the finish line in first position to become the Adventure Racing World Champions of 2014, after 4.5 days of racing over an incredible 700km course through Ecuador. As a team this is their second world championship win, having previously won the championship in France in 2012. Second place was Team Spain Columbia Vidaraid 4:30 hours behind, notching up another 2nd place to match their second at the previous AR World… Read More →
Rankings and Racers 2014. The revised rankings for the Adventure Racing World Series have just been published, and at first sight it might seem not too much had changed. The 3 top ranked teams remain the same, Thule Adventure Team (Sweden), Seagate (New Zealand) and Columbia Vidaraid (Spain), all the with virtually the same points totals. Look a little deeper though and there is a lot going on. World Champions on Top Number one ranked Thule Adventure’s points have not changed even though they’ve not raced in the World Series so far this year, not since winning the last World Championship race in Costa Rica. With the 4 highest scores counting over a 2 year cycle they don’t need to… Read More →
This video chronicles Tecnu Adventure Racing from last fall’s AR World Championship in Costa Rica where they finished in 3rd place. Check it out!