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X-Marathon Race Predictions

So after a successful launch in 2017, the Adventure 1 series turns its eye towards an even bigger and better 2018.  Last year saw the series encompass four races across the Australian eastern seaboard, crowning team Thunderbolt as runaway winners, with Peak Adventure and the BMX Bandits rounding out the podium.  In that time, the […]

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A Big Year Planned for Team Rogue

So 2018 is well and truly upon us and I’m excited to announce the Rogue Adventure team has a big year of racing planned ahead.  The team will be joining a swag of the countries’ top AR teams to chase the Adventure1 series, we’ll also be competing in Australia’s longest running adventure race at GeoQuest […]

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Rogue Adventure State of Play

As anyone who has been stuck in a confined space with me for any period of time could attest, I’m an adventure racing tragic – someone not short of opinions and ideas on the sport.  I love every element about racing whether it be competing, tracking races or organising them myself.  I’ve filled my life […]

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An AR bike box in action.

A Bike Box Build

One of the small innovations introduced by Geocentric Outdoors when they took over management of the Adventure Racing World Series was to standardise the mandatory equipment list across all constituent races.  One gear item that is normally regulated across races are competitor’s bike boxes, requiring them to be of a size typically transported by an airline carrier: 140cm […]

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Dawn on day 2 of the 2013 GeoQuest - short knicks and arm warmers were enough to get us through the night.

Keeping Warm on the Go

As winter finally arrives on our doorsteps, there is no denying that those early morning training sessions have gotten just a fraction harder with a distinct chill in the air.  Adventure racers from around the country are in the final throws or preparing their gear for the 16th edition of GeoQuest, a race which is traditionally […]

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The 16th edition of GeoQuest is upon us.

Next Stop in the A1 Series: GeoQuest

In less than a week, the annual pilgrimage of adventure racers, surf skis, mountain bikes and support crew promised an “adventurous holiday” will be making their way to the NSW north coast for the 48 hour GeoQuest Adventure Race.  GeoQuest has cemented itself as the premier adventure race in Australia, attracting all of the top […]

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Second place team RUSH paddle out onto the final leg of the Rogue24.

The Rogue Raid Wrap

In what has grown to become one of Australia’s largest adventure races, a total of 188 competitors from as far away as Western Australia, Victoria and Singapore descended on the picturesque shores of Lake Wivenhoe for the 2017 edition of the Rogue Raid.  Now in its eighth year, teams were faced with the option of […]

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Rogue Raid Preview

We’ve come to that time again when we preview the Rogue Raid – what to expect from the course and which teams to watch out for at the pointy end. The name Adventure Racing covers an eclectic version of events from 2 hour “sprint” races through to multiday stage and expedition races.  The courses themselves […]

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Team Thunderbolt AR's Leo Theoharris at the 2013 X-Marathon

X-Marathon Preview

As part of the new Adventure1 series, I’ve been asked to come on board and take a look at the contenders for each of the races in the series – below is the transcript of my blog post for the first race in the series, X-Marathon. X-marathon makes a return in 2017 with an official expansion […]

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A Social World Champs

In less than a week the biggest and arguably most competitive field to tow the start line of an adventure race will take on the 2016 AR World Champs.  There will be a lot of media interest in the race with live tracking website, youtube Adventure Centre channel and other media outlets such as Sleep […]

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