Entries by XTERRA

XTERRA Wales Cancelled

Earlier this week XTERRA announced the 2017 XTERRA Wales off-road triathlon was cancelled due to changes in staffing which were primary to event operation. The race was scheduled to take place June 4th at a new venue located entirely on the grounds of UWC Atlantic College in Llantwit Major, South Wales. European Tour director Nicholas […]

Koumargialis to Lead XTERRA European Tour Marketing Efforts

Konstantinos “Kostas” Koumargialis, the former race organizer for XTERRA Greece, has been named the marketing director of XTERRA Europe, a new position focused on promoting all races in the Tour and increasing race participation and brand awareness throughout Europe. “I think we found the perfect person for the job,” said Dave Nicholas, the managing director […]

New Heart, New Hope for German XTERRA Racer

Elmar Sprink, 45, a heart transplantee from Köln, Germany, will be racing in the XTERRA World Championship Qualifying Series season-opener in South Africa on February 25. According to Sprink, after his heart transplant in June 2012, he had to once again learn how to sit, stand up and walk. “After having spent half a year […]

How to Qualify for Maui in 2017

There are 42 races in 33 countries where amateurs can earn a qualifying spot to race at the 22nd edition of the XTERRA World Championship to be held October 29, 2017 in Kapalua, Maui. The number of qualifying spots varies per race. See the 2017 XTERRA World Championship Qualifying Series Schedule and slot breakdowns per […]

XTERRA’s New Deal … Most Points Win!

In 2017 XTERRA will unify the scoring structure for the America, Pan America, European, and Asia-Pacific Tours. The new deal is simple.  Amateur and professional athletes can compete in as many events as they want and at the end of the season the athlete with the most points in each division, in each tour, wins. […]

Mendez, Poor win XTERRA Denmark

Ruzafa, Poor win XTERRA European Tour Results Mons Klint, Denmark - Mauricio Mendez from Mexico and Brigitta Poor from Hungary captured the XTERRA European Tour finale at XTERRA Denmark in Mons Klint this afternoon. It’s the third win in five weeks for Mendez, who is just 20-years-old, and the second win of the season for […]

XTERRA European Tour Finale Sunday in Denmark

The last of 11 events on the XTERRA European Tour takes place Sunday in Mons Klint, Denmark. “They’ve found the only place in Denmark that isn’t flat,” exclaimed XTERRA European Tour technical director Nicolas Lebrun upon his arrival. “Mons Klint is the translation for “Cliffs of Mon.” Completely white, made of chalk, you can see […]

Interview with Osborne

We caught up with Sam Osborne, the 24-year-old from Rotorua, New Zealand, to ask him about the XTERRA European Tour finale in Denmark and other random things… XTERRA: When was the first time you raced XTERRA? Sam Osborne: 2013 in Rotorua was my first time on the line, although things didn’t go all to plan […]

Epic Showdown On Tap in Denmark

It all comes down to this. The Belgian, Kris “Cool Cat” Coddens VS the Kiwi, Sam “Bam Bam” Osborne Heading into the XTERRA European Tour finale at XTERRA Denmark next Sunday (Sept 4) those two sit in second and third-place in the elite standings, separated by just 13 points. The leader, three-time XTERRA World Champion […]