- AuthorKriszta Smajda
- Published 30 June 2017
ABOUT TO TAKE FLIGHT
The world’s toughest adventure race, fully organized by zooom, starts this week! Red Bull X-Alps’ eighth edition sees 31 athletes from 20 nations hike and fly a straight-line distance of 1,138km from Salzburg to Monaco.
The race kicks off at Salzburg’s famous Mozartplatz at 11:30am on July 2, with the athletes racing towards the Gaisberg for their first take-off, from which they will make their way south towards Slovenia.Since the beginning of Red Bull X-Alps, we have been pulling the strings as the official event organizers.
Besides bringing the spectacle home to millions of fans, we’ve also been busy making exciting sponsor acquisitions: Following their first sponsor spot in 2015, Italian sportswear manufacturer and long-time zooom client SALEWA is once again the official apparel partner of the race.The countdown is on and we are looking forward to an exciting 2017 race! Tune in to Live-Tracking to follow the athletes as they take on the world’s toughest adventure race.