ARWC2022

The 2022 Adventure Racing World Series – What a Year!

The start of the 2022 AR World Championship in Paraguay

How do you sum up a year of the Adventure Racing World Series?   The diversity, scale and global span are hard to encompass as the Series grows each year.  The numbers provide a starting point, but they don’t tell the whole story. In 2022 there were 35 ARWS races, so …

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Paraguay Delivers a Dream Destination for the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship

At the closing ceremony for the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship, Race Director Gustavo Borgognon said, “Ten years ago I had a dream to bring the World Championship to Paraguay, to show my country to the world.  People always asked me; ‘Where is Paraguay?’ and now I want you all …

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Nine Nations Represented in the Top 10 at the Adventure Racing World Championship

When Team Gymcity (Poland) and Team Nordisk (Denmark) crossed the finish line at the Adventure Racing World Championship in Paraguay they placed 9th and 10th after 5 and a half days of tough racing. With their finishes the ARWC 2022 top 10 was made up of 9 different countries; New …

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Experience Counts for the top 5 teams at the Adventure Racing World Championship

The top five teams at the Adventure Racing World Championship in Paraguay come from New Zealand, Sweden, Brazil, Estonia and the Czech Republic and their placings are no surprise, given the experience of the teams.  Experience is everything in expedition adventure racing, you have to earn the right to be …

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Team Avaya of New Zealand are the 2022 Adventure Racing World Champions

Team Avaya crossed the finish line of the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship at 18.48 in the town of Tobati this evening to reclaim the title they last won on Reunion Island in 2018.  The Kiwi team are World Champions in the toughest endurance sport of them all once again, …

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Three Teams Battle for the Adventure Racing World Title

Transitions 4 and 5 at the Adventure Racing World Championships are in the same place, at the ‘La Rosada Museum’, which is beside the remains of an iron foundry that plays a significant role in the history of Paraguay. It’s a place that may play a significant role in this …

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Swedish Armed Forces and Avaya Head to Head at the Adventure Racing World Championship

Day 3 at the Adventure Racing World Championship began with a bang.  Thunder heralded big electrical storms, which lit up the night skies, and soon torrential rain was falling.  It continued all through the night and much of the day, with frequent intense downpours drenching the racers, raising the river …

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Stage One at the Adventure Racing World Championship Takes Teams to the Limit

The opening trek of the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship has delivered some amazing scenery for the teams to enjoy, and at the same time tested them to their limits and beyond. The leading teams completed the 122km stage on the afternoon of day 2 of the race and they …

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Avaya Lead into the Second Night at Expedicion Guarani

Team Avaya

Team Avaya were the first team to complete the long opening trek at Expedicion Guarani, the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship.  The 122 km trekking stage had taken the Kiwi team just under 28 hours, which was ahead of the expected race schedule and they approached the first transition after …

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The 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship Starts in Paraguay

The start of the 2022 AR World Championship

At midday, in the small town of Jose Fassardi in central Paraguay, the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship began.  When the start gun fired, fifty-three teams set off to race a 550km course, racing non-stop over the next 7 days and nights.  They will trek, ride, climb and paddle, staying …

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