THE RED BULL X-APLS 2019 - Extreme Adventure Race
Updated: Dec 1, 2020
How much can you push yourself? To achieve something only few men and woman has achieved? You know the fact that your ass will be ripped, your mind will go bonkers, your legs will tear apart, How much more you can push yourself to achieve more than anyone can understand other than you.
32 Men and women
20 different nationalities
1138 Km of insane and treacherous race
Passing over 6 different countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France and Monaco)
Road Run, Hike, Trail Run and Para Glider
Ever-changing weather of the ALPS
Yes, it’s the season of THE RED BULL X-APLS hailed as one of the extreme and toughest adventure race of all time. From Salzburg - Austria, they make their way only by foot and paraglider to Monaco.
Participants covering distances of 100km per day, sometimes more, athletes must combine skill and strategy, while overcoming injury and fatigue. Many will accept defeat and drop out before the end, but a select few will stop at nothing to reach the finish line.
What it TAKEs…
Red Bull X-Alps officially kicked off on June 16, 2019, 32 athletes from 20 countries pushed their endurance hiking, trail running, mountaineering and paragliding skills to the limit. Ultimately, the competitor’s mental fortitude and race strategy will be the deciding factor. Before taking to the air each day, athletes must assess the conditions of the weather and decide where and when to take off. It’s exactly this that makes Red Bull X-Alps so exciting, so unpredictable and mind-boggling.
Race Director Christoph Weber
Safety Director Jürgen Wietrzyk
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