Season 14, Episode 7
World of Adventure | Episodes • 21m
Race 2 Alaska
Race 2 Alaska: part race, part dare part call of the wild. The premise- make it from Washington to Alaska using only human powered vessels- no motors, no support. World of Adventure covers the third annual Race 2 Alaska as over 30 teams attempt to complete the 750 mile race. Karl Kruger, team Heart of Gold, was the first person to attempt the race on a paddleboard last year and had to quite due to equipment failure, but is back again this year for a grudge match of sorts.
World of Adventure takes you to one of the biggest triathlons in the world, the Chicago Triathlon, through the lens of three unique and inspiring athletes who compete with the organization Dare 2 Tri. For these athletes the endurance needed to complete the course is only the beginning of the challenges they will face.
Under Armour Mountain Running Series at Killington
World of Adventure catches the second stop of the Under Armour Mountain Running series at Killington, Vermont. The competitions include seven disciplines- 50K, marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, vertical challenge, 10K, and 5K. The courses provide a diverse set of challenges for all athletes from the first-timers to the pros but determination and perseverance shined through as the major themes of the day.
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