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Victory in Pengzhou Mountain Outdoor Challenge

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

We managed to win the final stage today by 2.3 seconds. After a crazy downhill sprint for about 3km running, on single tracks and partly trackless rain forest. We caught up with Team NZ Adventure on top of a mountain, they had put a gap on us during cycling as we stopped for water which might have been decisive for today as it was super hot. In the end we won by over 23min to them. We see this as our best performance so far in stage racing. There is most likely no other team as Good as this: dual Coast To Coast champion from this year (solo World Championships in multsport) (Jess Simson and Braden Currie) and the other two (Dougal Allen and Brad’s brother Glen) also very deserving. We have long dreamed that we will be able to beat the best in the world also in stage racing and just today we did it….just.
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Victory Day 1, Pengzhou Mountain Outdoor Challenge

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

We had a good day today and won first stage. 12 minuts before team Redbull China and 26minuts before team NZ Adventure, the winner of Wenzhou Adventure Challenge.

 

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The Pengzhou Mountain Outdoor Challenge starts tomorrow 28/5

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

We are now ready for annother race in China. We all teams starts tomorrow 28% -2014 with 10km Inlines -31km MTB – 19km run – ropeworks – OL

The Leye Baise International Outdoor Quest

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

After the Wenzhou Adventure Challenge the team had some days free before day started in the next big race in China, The Leye Baise Outdoor Quest.
They also had tp movie from Wenzhou to Leye, China.
The team was the same as in Wenzhou, Martin Flinta, Myriam Guillor, Jackt Boisset and Marcel Hagener.

They had a better race overall and the won all three days stages and of course also the total! For the third year in a row!

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Read more about the race on:

https://www.facebook.com/thuleadventureteam

 

 

 

 

The Wenzhou Adventure Challenge

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The first race in China for the year.

In Thule Adventure Team: Martin Flinta (team captain), Myriam Guillot, Jacky Boisset and Marcel Hagener.

The team finished in 3rd place in the total, after been 6th day 1, 3rd day2, and 1st day 3 and 4.

And a great movie from Wenzhou

 

Seasons starts with Wenzhou Outdoor Challenge in China tomorrow!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

China organize around 4 of the 5 best Adventure multisport team race in the world, if you ask us and many other top teams. Tomorrow starts the season this year again with Wenzhou Adventure Challenge. This year with 4 persons teams. We are going to have a hard battle with some of the best teams in the world, for 4 days. And it will be awesome. Legendary course designer Wei Jun make us never disappointed. He just make more and more wild and crazy hard courses in the wilderness, year after year. He always found new trails and creeks and rivers, and it will also be a lot of fun and absolutely beautiful and interesting place we pass when we run, bike and kayak. And this year also with inline skating. Please follow our updates on our facebook: www.facebook.com/thuleadventureteam , in you want some true inspiration!

Photos from Wenzhou last year:

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Our race schedule for 2014

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Here is our race calender for 2014:

 

11-14 April. Wenzhou Adventure Challenge, China. Team members: Martin, Jacky, Mimi and Marcel Hagener

 

22-24 April, Baise Outdoor Challenge, China, Team Members: Martin, Jacky, Mimi and Marcel Hagener

 

28-30 May, Penzhou Adventure Challenge, China, Team Members: Martin, Jacky, Mimi and Marcel Hagener

 

30 May, Race Of Champs, Falun, Sweden,  Per + ?

 

14 Juni, Swedish Cup, team members: Martin and Per

 

3-6, July, Raid Aran, Spain http://raidaran.com . Team Members: Martin, Per + 2 more

 

12 July, Outdoor Show Freidrichshafen + a trailrunning race, Germany

 

13 July, X-terra Sweden, Martin

 

10 Augusti: AIM Discovery Channel Challenge, Lindvallen, Sweden.

 

16 August: Ten Island Race, Sweden. Per and Martin (maybe not)

 

23-26 August, Wulong Mt Quest, China, Team Members: Martin, Jacky, Mimi and Marcel Hagener

 

30 August, Stockholm Extreme

 

4 Oktober, Raid Uppsala Sweden

 

26 October, X-terra World Championship, Hawaii (Martin, maybe)

 

1-7 November, Altitude Camp, Ecuador

 

7-15 November, AR World Championship: Team Members: Martin, Jacky, Mimi and Per Vestling

New Multisport Challenge in Gothenburg City

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Next weekend can you try multisport in Gothenburg City! Nordic Outdoor multisport challenge, 23 Mars. It´s a super-sprint race, with 6km trailrun – 4km kayak – 6km MTB. Welcome, and good luck to beat our captain!

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The life is like a beautiful mountain!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

The 9 th of december with our team-mates, the Thule Adventure Team be world champions in 170h in Costa Rica again for the 2nd time. You have to know that it’s the first time in the history of ARWS…

After a tuff race like that, first you need take time to recovery and after realize and enjoy that you did it. This year we were lucky with Jacky because we have decided to share this time with our families in Costa Rica together. So, it was like when you are kids. I say that because after adventure race, all your habits falled like you are really young, you think just to sleep, eat, sleep, eat …and you are so tired or peharp lazy to want to do something else. And our parents after to be scared, stressed and excited during 170h, they are so proud and take care of us.

Anyway, for us it was a really great time and we have shared many things together…and at this time you feel that you are at the top of the big mountain!!!

But few days after, in 2 sec, we were under the rocks of this huge cliff.

Yes, the life is strange and not easy everyday even if we think that it’s unfair because this true is different in depends the person.

So, not really the time to enjoy our title…and i learnt that my dad is passed away…when you received the call, even if i was prepared because since long time my dad had a cancer, you are never really prepared for that!!! Imagine, the week before you spent Christmas together and when everybody are so exciting to celebrate the New Year, you had to organize your mind and try to really understand what it means…your dad is died.

Like i told you before, at this time it was the bottom of the mountain. A lot of the airports were closed because of the climate problems and so, we could ridge France 8 days after…and everybody waited me because i was his only daughter…

With Jacky, like in adventure race, we have done everything step by step. Try to control our emotions and keep going. All the time we were thinking, we know what we need to do and we can do that…because we did it!!!

So it’s crazy to think that in only one month, your body can be so high and also so low. Now it’s a new life for me

And when you are luckye because you have the opportunity to start a new life, you have 2 choices, keep your previous one or decide to do better…i’m a adventure racer and a competitor so i have decided to do better!!!

Now, i’m climbing the Teide in Canary Island…and i’m feeling soon at the Top of my Mountain :)

so the conclusion, we are World champions, we are also 1rst at the World Cup ranking, i’m exciting about my new life and i’m ready to climb all the mountains in the world!!!

 

see you soon and have a nice day

Mimi

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Nr 1 in the World Ranking again!

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Nr: 1 on the World Ranking, again!
Word from ARWS:

“Thule Adventure’s top position is even more impressive as they have only recorded 3 scores, while those just below them have counted the maximum 4 available. This will make them much harder to knock off top spot, especially if they race well in any World Series races next year. They are in a strong position as the world’s top Adventure Racing team.”

www.arworldseries.com

AR World Ranking Top 20 Teams

Ranking

Team Name

Points

1 Thule Adventure Team sweden flag SWE 563
2 Seagate new zealand flag NZL 550
3 Columbia Vidaraid spain flag ESP 513
4 Tecnu usa flag USA 453
5 Adidas Terrex Prunesco uk flag GBR 383
6 Haglofs Silva sweden flag SWE 368
7 Raidlight france flag FRA 294
8 Ecuador Explorer ecuador flag ECU 265
9 Bones usa flag USA 261
10 Merrell Adventure Addicts south africa flag RSA 238
11 BMS Multisport usa flag BRA 228
12 Vibram Lafuma france flag FRA 211
13 Bivouac Colts new zealand flag NZL 205
14 FJS Boosted by Midroc sweden flag SWE 186
15 QuasarLontra Kailash usa flag BRA 176
16 Team Switzerland switzerland flag SUI 170
17 Sweco Adventure Team sweden flag SWE 168
18 GearJunkie Yogaslackers usa flag USA 165
19 Omjakon finland flag FIN 155
20 Antioquia Trangoworld ecuador flag COL 140