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An International Top 10

By Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com Team Godzone Adventure came into a hot finish line at Casper on Monday afternoon to complete Cowboy Tough and finish in 10th place at the AR World Champs 2017.  Through the day teams Estonia ACE Adventure, FMR, Columbia Vidaraid and Black Hill/Opavanet had finished ahead of them. …

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The Podium Places Are Decided

By Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ Behind Seagate several teams have been battling for a podium position and it’s been impossible to guess who might come out on top as positions kept changing. Teams would make mistakes, lose places and recover as others made their own mistakes. And the final night of the …

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New Zealand Seagate – Still the Champions!

Written by Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ For the adventure racing fans dot-watching around the world the progress of Team New Zealand Seagate to the finish line of the AR World Champs at Cowboy Tough in Wyoming seemed assured.  But the world’s most experienced and successful AR team know it’s not over until …

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Resting Up, Re-Directs and Route Choices

Report by Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ As the sun rises on the 4th day of the race the remaining teams are scattered across the course, and all of them are making tough choices.  For those who are very close to their limit the toughest of all is whether they can keep going …

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New Zealand Seagate in Sinks Canyon

By Rob Howard  – www.sleepmonsters.com On the 3rd day of the 2017 Adventure Racing World Championships defending champions Team New Zealand Seagate had opened up a strong lead and were the first team to arrive at the ropes and caving stage in Sinks Canyon. They’d slept for a couple of hours …

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The Teams Now Have Their Maps

 By Rob Howard, Sleep Monsters When teams got on the busses to the start line at Jackson Hole just after 05.30 this morning they were all issued with their race maps and at last had full details of the race ahead of them. The navigators won’t have the chance to sleep …

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