The cooperation between athletes and personal advisor is one of the most important aspects of Austria eXtreme Triathlon. Here a collaboration will take place which is hardly visible in the triathlon industry. Both, the athlete and the personal advisor will be emotionally and physically challenged to a very high level. After two years of planning we decided for a route that is spectacular and challenging but still safety measures are taken for emergencies. We are an independent team of professionals, passionated by a love for the sport and a passion for everything that is movement.
The track of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon is just as breathtakingly beautiful as it is challenging with more than +5.800 meters of altitude. The athletes and their supervisors go on an exciting journey with fantastic landscapes that lead them across the green heart of Austria.
This triathlon is a long-distance competition. The atmosphere of the athletes, supervisors, partners and the crew is familiar and relaxed. The time measurement is second. In the foreground are the personal commitment and the challenging adventure that the athletes share with their supervisors. The winning experience amidst spectacular and breathtaking natural landscapes make the event an unforgettable sporting experience.
SWIMMING - 3.8 kilometer, 2 km downstream, 1.8 km upstream. The swimming route runs from Mur, the main river of Styria, which flows through Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary and forms part of its borders between the states. The water quality is of grade two.
BIKING - 186.6 kilometer, + 3.923 meters of elevation difference, - 3.341 meters of elevation difference.
In terms of altitude meters, this section is the most challenging. Remember to properly
allocate your energies and choose a corresponding tempo.
At the Gaberl, a former Roman road, you can already see for the first time towards
Dachstein. Now it goes steeply downhill to Murtal.
When you arrive at Schönberg, you will always be rewarded by the landscape.
The Rothenfels castle in Wölzertal valley is one of the few medieval castles that have
preserved their original appearance to this day.
The Sölkpass with slopes between eight and 12% now rises in front of you. It connects
Ennstal in the north with the upper Murtal in the south and crosses the Schladminger
At the Sölkpass you are at an altitude of +1,790 meters. As a reward for your efforts so
far, you will leave the beautiful valley. ATTENTION, dangerous downhill!
At each checkpoint, you are obliged to contact the crew verbally!
When an athlete is assigned, the organization team must at least be informed by
telephone using the hotline number and the GPS tracking system must be handed over to
the nearest checkpoint!
RUNNING - 43.6 Kilometer, + 1.863 meters of elevation difference, - 1.049 meters of elevation difference.
At the magnificent Sölksperre, you descend from the wheel and can absorb the beauty of
nature. The running course begins from here.
It goes into the Stubschlucht; This separates the small and big Großsölktal. For centuries,
the creek has exposed marbles that are easily visible in the gorge.
Michaelerberg-Pruggern / Aich
After about nine kilometers you reach Michaelerberg-Pruggern. The local community was
founded as an autonomous body in 1850.
The Silberkarklamm is a romantic whitewater rag in the heart of the Dachsteingebiets. In
the 15th century, silver was mined here. Wild nature with alpine plants along the rushing
waterfalls leads to the Silberkarhütte.
In this traditional business enterprise from 1434, fine suits and costumes, practical
jackets, coats, hard-wearing sports and winter clothing as well as Schladminger socks
and accessories from pure Schurwolle are produced. Guided tours are offered all year
round on weekdays.
The Austria eXtreme Triathlon should be an extraordinary and exclusive triathlon experience and will stay unforgettable for all participants. The Austria eXtreme Triathlon is a point to point connection, which starts in theSouth of Graz and leads across four mountains to the North of Styria. The finish is situated at the foot of the montane scenery of the Dachstein.
The race itself is an extreme challenge. The participants get rewarded with a breathtaking landscape. The time is secondarily at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. It is the adventure, the unforgettable experience, the participants share with their coaches, that counts. Only the personal performance and the adventure in the midst of this spectacular scenery matters.
The coaches are a necessary part of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. The organisation crew only offers minimum support while swimming, biking and running.It depends on the responsibility of the coaches to support their athletes with all necessaries during the race.
This fact makes the Austria eXtreme Triathlon a great challenge as well for the athletes as for the coaches. The coaches must accompany their athletes co-actively during the last hike, so that they cross the finish line together and that they also conclude their challenge together.
Another important fact of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon attitude and spirit should be a familiar atmosphere among the athletes, the coaches, the partners, the friends and the Austria eXtreme Triathlon crew. All participants are involved in a great adventure, help each other and celebrate the end of the race together. The number of participants is strictly limited and it it is a privilege to take part in the Austria eXtreme Triathlon and to finish it.
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