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ARWS Rules of Competition 1.4 Update

The ARWS rules have been updated after a review of penalties and protests in 2016, extensive discussion at the 2016 Athlete Forum and a community review process. The new version 1.4 rules of competition can be found at : http://arworldseries.com/resources/  

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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 …

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Cyanosis Triumph in Paraguay

The South African team Cyanosis delivered a powerful victory at the AR World Series Qualifier Expedición Guaraní in Paraguay.  Winning a prized qualification spot to the AR World Championship in August.  Clinton Mackintosh, Nicholas Mulder, Susan Carter-Brown and Rob Crichton dominated the race winning in 106 hours and 52 minutes. …

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Hope Fading for the Field to Catch Cyanosis

Hope is quickly fading for the field to catch race leaders Cyanosis from South Africa, who left on the penultimate leg of the race with an 18 hour lead.  They are expected to finish the 89km paddle in the early hours of Friday morning local time, then the 7th and …

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Cyanosis Breaks the Field

Course Manager Urtzi Inglesias warned teams that the 54km trek on Leg 4 could be the most difficult of the AR World Series Qualifying race, Expedición Guaraní, and his words were prophetic. Through the first three legs of the race the field had raced relatively close to together and the …

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“Now… We Just Want to Survive”

These words were spoken by Nicolas Vallejo of team Argentina Sportotal as they stumbled into the transition at the end of the second leg of the race, a 34km trek through the night.  Starting this leg in second place, they along with the many of the field, fell to the …

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The Heat is On!

Paraguay has turned up the heat for the AR World Series Qualifier Expedición Guaraní and it’s the South African’s of team Cyanosis who have stoked the fire. At 8am local time Race Director Gustavo Borgognon set 34 teams off on the first leg of the Expedicion Guarani, a 55km lake …

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Lost Bikes and Local Delicacies in Paraguay

Adventure racing teams have arrived at the small summer town of San Bernardino in Paraguay and are completing their pre race preparations for the ARWS Qualifier Expedición Guarani. The usual pre-race dramas have unfolded including all four bikes from French team DSN74 not arriving.  The race organisation have helped them …

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International Field Descends on Jungles of Paraguay

A strong field of 37 teams will take on the AR World Series race Expedición Guaraní in Paraguay from 6 – 11 March.  In the full length expedition category 21 of the teams are internationals which is a great sign for the event who joined the ARWS last year. Race …

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Tiki Tour Win in New Zealand

Announcing the winners of Godzone Adventure Race 2017, New Zealand Team Tiki Tour, comprised of Tom Lucas, Mike Kelly, George Lucas, and Floortje Grimmett. They finishing the Queenstown, New Zealand based race in three days, four hours, and 15 minutes. Tiki Tour was followed by 2nd place Yealands Family Wines …

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The Athlete Vault – A Searchable Rankings Database

A treasure trove of race statistics on the top 20 teams has been released on the ARWS web site. Known as the “Athlete Vault”, you can now use the site to look up teams most recent races, highest rankings, number of races, best qualifier results and best results at an …

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Adventure Racers Prepare for Godzone Chapter 6

Media Release from GODZone An impressive field of New Zealand and international teams will line up in Queenstown later this month for the sixth chapter of GODZone. Today the official team list for the 2017 event was unveiled on the GODZone website http://godzoneadventure.com/team-resources/team-list/ GODZone Race Director Warren Bates says it’s …

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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 …

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Entries to ARWS China are now Open!

Entries are now open for ARWS China, June 2 – 11. The race will take place in the Altay region on the Mongolian border which is home to the nomadic tribes. With a $2,000 entry fee that includes accommodation, food and a $50,000 prize purse – entries are sure to …

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Registrations to Open for the AR World Championship 2017

In August 2017 the Cameco Cowboy Tough AR will host the AR World Championship in Wyoming, USA. 50 team spots are available, 24 of those reserved for 2017 ARWS Qualifying teams and the remaining 26 spots wild card entries open on January 15, 2017 and are expected to sell out. …

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Final 2016 AR World Ranking Released

Not unexpectedly, top of the AR World Rankings is team New Zealand Seagate with a maximum of 700 points. Having won the last 3 World Championships and a bunch of Qualifiers it is difficult to see any other team contending for the top ranking.  This is despite team Captain Nathan …

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AR World Series Championships 2016 is Done and Dusted

Spirits are high as the final teams are welcomed with pizza and champagne, across the finishing line at Ulladulla, in the 2016 AR World Series Championship.   Seagate (NZL), defending world champions, steadily increased their lead to take the win just short of 4 days of racing.   Adventure Medical Kits …

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Seagate untouchable for the World Champs Win

After 4 days of racing, covering up to 630km of mountain biking, trekking and paddling around the Shoalhaven region, Seagate (NZL) have stormed home to win the Adventure Racing (AR) World Series Championships at Ulladulla just before midday today. A dominant force in the Adventure Racing world, they were always …

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