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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 8 Italian lakes

On day ten (yes, a rather long race this year), I needed to put some points on the board after the hit and miss diversion of my northern sojourn. I slept alone at a mountain hut, waking up in time … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 7 northern sojourn

Day 8 and 9 saw me take a large detour, some kind of nostalgia for the 2015 route perhaps.Β Initially, on day 7, I drifted north off the route because I could not stay on the route without landing early (in … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 6 Garda

Brenta πŸ™‚ #redbullxalps A post shared by Nick Neynens (@nneynens) on Jul 8, 2017 at 1:27am PDT Day 7 saw me fly from the high cliffs of the Dolomites out to the Mediterranean air of Lago di Garda (the Monte … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 5 To Italy

This next segment of the race was tough on my ego. As the pack closed in I had to settle for bumbling around with the group, or taking undue risks and pushing out on my own. The African proverb says … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 4 Zugspitze

Day five started with a pleasant walk up to one of the only grassy launch options I could see in the surrounding hills. Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, was 68km to the west and beyond lay the Lermoos turn point … Continue reading

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