Chrigel Maurer is going for his fifth Red Bull X-Alps win in a row with a new team and a new supporter, Tobias Dimmler.
Plus there’s a meteo crew in the ‘back office’ and even a ‘hiking team’ to work out the best routes on the road. He’s playing it cool – and he’s been suffering from a cold which has given him an automatic time penalty – but he’s definitely going for it again.
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Leandro Padua flew 507km in Brazil on Thursday 12 October 2017 – joining the elite group of paraglider pilots who have ever flown more than 500km. Padua was in the air for 10.5hrs (track), having launched by tow from a small airfield in Caico, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. Padua is part of […]
“You’ve never, ever laughed like this.” After competing in his second Red Bull X-Alps, columnist Gavin McClurg shares the highs and lows of the toughest adventure race on Earth – and why Monaco “REALLY, REALLY sucks.” See what else is in Cross Country 184.