The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A total of 65 teams from 25 countries will compete from December 2nd in the World Adventure competition in which they will travel 815 miles in Costa Rica, between rivers, mountains and roads.
The event is organized by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), commencing on December 2 at a point close to the border between Costa Rica and Panama, but the route and schedule will be revealed one day before the start so that all players will have a similar advantage.
“Everything is ready to start the toughest World Championship in the history of adventure racing. We have committed to planning a challenging competition by taking full advantage of the natural elements of Costa Rica”, said the director of the event, Alexander Baker.
The 65 teams translate into 260 competitors who will visit Costa Rica from coast to coast and border to border, using only a compass and a map, and facing challenges like mountain biking, mountain and coastal hiking, rafting, kayaking and descents on ropes.
Participants come from 25 countries: New Zealand, Ecuador, Great Britain, Sweden, Spain, Brazil, USA, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, French Antilles, France, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, South Africa and Costa Rica.
The race will visit both the Caribbean coast and the Pacific, mountains, rivers and the border with Panama (south) and the border with Nicaragua (north), for a total of 815 kilometers, according to the ICT. (EFE)
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