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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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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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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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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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