Adventure Race Malaysia
The Adventure Racing (AR) World Series unites in competition the worlds best endurance athletes at premiere Qualifier events around the globe. The top two teams at each of these races gain a coveted position on the start line of the annual pinnacle of the sport, the AR World Championship.Each international Qualifier event in the AR World Series sets a unique course to test mixed teams of four for up to 10 days of non-stop racing in the disciplines of trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, navigation and more. Courses are always kept secret until just before the start
WHAT IS ADVENTURE RACING
-Adventure racing is a multi-discipline endurance sport where competitors compete in teams, navigating from control point to control point in a number of disciplines.
-Disciplines include: mountain biking, trekking, kayaking and orienteering.
-Teams are expected to navigate using a map and landmarks.
-Teams must be able to operate in harsh remote environments in all weather conditions.
-Teams travel throughout the night. They can decide if, when and where to rest.
-The first team to complete the whole course, with all the control points visited will be declared the winner.
-Teams are required to complete the entire distance together (always within hearing and visual distance of each other), helping and assisting each other.
-Teamwork and team dynamics are essential. A detailed understanding of your teammates and of your own capabilities is essential.