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Listen Up XTERRA Tribe!

The Live More Podcast springs to life this May with hosts Will Kelsay and Lesley Paterson. We’ll tell you more about the show, introduce you to the hardest working man in Europe, share valuable tips on how to approach early season races, talk race day nutrition, and take a tour around the XTERRA Planet for previews and recaps from the U.S., Chile, Taiwan, New Zealand, Portugal, Belgium, Tahiti, Italy, Greece, and Cyprus. Find all that and more in this month's issue of XTERRA Adventures.

Introducing the Live More Podcast

With the same passion, curiosity, and initiative that spawned the XTERRA off-road triathlon series over two decades ago, we are now bringing you a podcast that gets to the core of what it means to follow our long standing motto of “Live More.”

From Hardware to Hardtail, with Francois Carloni

On any given day, you can find most elite off-road triathletes in the water, on the trails, or at the gym. But if you are looking for France’s Francois Carloni, chances are he won’t be where you expect.

XTERRA AMERICA TOUR

Are you ready? The 14th annual XTERRA Oak Mountain off-road triathlons and trail runs return to Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama May 18-19.

XTERRA Northeast Tribe Readies for Summer

While the XTERRA Northeast season doesn’t get underway until July, when the ice is guaranteed to be gone from those chilly lakes, athletes from New England and New York are already preparing for their season. And this is no easy feat given the winter they have had this year.

Last Month on the Trails

Mike Hermanson and Amy Carver won XTERRA Myrtle Beach

Kyle Grieser and Melanie Etherton won XTERRA Bluebonnett

Jonathan Perkinson and Jennifer Moos won XTERRA Miami

XTERRA PAN AMERICAN TOUR

Akerson, Carvallo Win XTERRA Chile

Rom Akerson from Costa Rica and Valentina Carvallo from Chile captured the XTERRA Chile off-road triathlon elite titles with winning times of 2:30:21 and 3:22:24 on a sunny day in San Bernardo, Chile.

XTERRA ASIA-PACIFIC TOUR

Highlights from the sixth annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship on a beautiful day at Kenting National Park in Taiwan on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

XTERRA Sets Sail for the South Pacific, May 31

The next stop on the 2019 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour takes us to the beautiful island of Moorea for XTERRA Tahiti, where more than 800 participants get ready for off-road triathlon and trail races that are recognized as two of Polynesia’s most demanding endurance events.

Weiss, Slater win XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship

Bradley Weiss from South Africa and Penny Slater from Australia captured the sixth annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship on a beautiful day at Kenting National Park in Taiwan on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Chou, Ries win XTERRA Kenting 26K

Ching Chou and Lisa Ries captured the XTERRA Kenting 26-kilometer trail run with winning times of 2:16:27 and 2:55:31, respectively, on a hot and windy day around Kenting National Park on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Osborne, Allen win XTERRA New Zealand

Hometown hero Sam Osborne and Great Britain’s Jacqui Allen captured the 17th annual XTERRA New Zealand off-road triathlon elite titles in Rotorua on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

XTERRA EUROPEAN TOUR

XTERRA Portugal Returns to Golega June 1

The fifth of 14 stops on the 2019 XTERRA European Tour takes racers to Golega, a small yet famous village in the heart of Portugal.

XTERRA Belgium a "Must Do" on June 8

XTERRA Belgium, which celebrates its fourth year on June 8 in Namur, is highly regarded as one of the “must-do” races on the XTERRA World Tour.

Get Ready for XTERRA Lake Garda

XTERRA Italy-Lake Garda is the fourth of 14 stops on the 2019 XTERRA European Tour, taking place May 26 in Toscolano. It’s a silver level event, dishing out 26 qualifying spots to the XTERRA World Championship to the winners of each age group.

Highlights from the seventh annual XTERRA Greece on a gorgeous day in Vouliagmeni on Sunday, April 21, 2019. Women’s champion Lesley Paterson edged out the field while Arthur Serrieres out ran his competition in the Men’s field.

Serrieres, Paterson win XTERRA Greece

Arthur Serrieres from France and Lesley Paterson from Scotland captured the seventh annual XTERRA Greece off-road triathlon elite titles with winning times of 2:14:40 and 2:40:26, respectively, on Sunday, April 21, 2019 in Vouliagmeni.

Rinaldi, Wasle win XTERRA Cyprus

Filippo Rinaldi from Italy and Carina Wasle from Austria captured the third annual XTERRA Cyprus off-road triathlon elite titles with winning times of 2:39:20 and 3:10:22, respectively, on opening day for the XTERRA European Tour this Sunday, April 7, 2019.

TRAINING

Prepping for Early Season Races

By now, hopefully you’ve gotten in some quality training and reached some winter training goals. Your race schedule should be pretty much nailed down and perhaps you’ve even gotten in a race or two or maybe your first race is coming up quick. It takes a lot to be sharp in your first few races. Below are a few pointers to help make sure you are ready for that first important XTERRA of the season.

What to Eat and Drink During an XTERRA?

Good race nutrition will help you avoid digestive issues while providing the body with all the energy it needs to complete the race.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PARTNERS

XTERRA offers the premier off-road events thanks in part to our amazing partners:

To become a partner, please reach out to: Eric Slayman Director, Sales & Strategic Partnerships Highline Sports and Entertainment sponsorship@xterraplanet.com.

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