Rac­ing highs in Ladakh

Action Asia - - EVENTS -

THE IN­AU­GU­RAL 450-KILO­ME­TRE Ex­pe­di­tion In­dia ad­ven­ture race was held Septem­ber 12-21 in Jammu and Kash­mir, North­ern In­dia. Af­ter a f ive-day pro­logue for ac­cli­ma­ti­sa­tion, tak­ing com­peti­tors from Srini­gar to Leh, the main race in­cor­po­rated white­wa­ter raft­ing, moun­tain bik­ing and trekking, all at over 4,000m. The alti­tude ul­ti­mately played a piv­otal role in the out­come of the race, caus­ing lead­ing team Sky­lotec (Swe­den) to turn back on the fi­nal trek leg, al­low­ing Team Jab­ber­wok (South Africa) to take the hon­ours.

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