Athletes from 23 countries and 36 U.S. states will be in Maui to take on XTERRA's toughest and most grueling course which consists of a 1.5-kilometer rough water swim, a 32-kilometer mountain bike that climbs 3,000 feet & a 10-kilometer trail run.
Amateurs enter the XTERRA World Championship through one of two means: 1. Earn a slot by qualifying as one of the top finishers in their age group at an XTERRA Championship race in Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Saipan, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Venezula and Alabama, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and Virginia in the United States. There is also a special Hawaii resident qualifier, the MountainMan and Freedom Fest, held on Oahu each year, or 2. Enter through the at large drawing - a limited number of slots are offered on a first-come first-serve basis.
MUSCLE MILK UNDER 25 AWARDS
Muscle Milk honors the future of XTERRA with a special prize for the top three men and women under 25.
Each will receive a logo-ed XTERRA Muscle Milk back pack packed with swag that every athlete can use.
THE OUTRIGGER HOTELS & RESORTS DOUBLE
The “Double” award is given to the amateur man and woman with the fastest combined 2014 XTERRA World Championship and Ironman Hawaii Championship time, a feat reserved for the world’s leading endurance athletes. Pro athletes are awarded US$2,500 with the top amateur man winning a 6 night stay at the Kapalua Villas and the top amateur woman winning a 6 night stay at the Outrigger Napili Shores.
2013 Double Results
2013 XTERRA WORLD CHAMPS
The ultimate goal is to win a world title, and this year’s competitors need look no further for inspiration than this list – with the names and finish times of those who reached the top step in their division last year:
XTERRA WORLD CHAMPIONS
2013 AMATEUR XTERRA WORLD CHAMPIONS
|15-19||Mauricio Mendez*||Mexico City, Mexico||2:45:48|
|20-24||Clement Briere||Bretteville, France||2:53:23|
|25-29||Albert Soley||Bigues, Spain||2:53:27|
|30-34||Oliver Pichou||Canteleu, France||2:56:19|
|35-39||Romaric Delepine||Zimming, France||2:50:45|
|40-44||(4) Thomas Vonach||Schwarzach, Austria||2:58:10|
|45-49||(5) Calvin Zaryski||Calgary, Canada||2:58:31|
|50-54||Tim Sheeper||Menlo Park, California||3:13:38|
|55-59||(4) Tom Monica||Thousand Oaks, California||3:28:18|
|60-64||(4) John Royson||Albany, California||3:34:51|
|65-69||(2) Bruce Wacker||Nelson, New Zealand||4:29:03|
|70-74||(8) Peter Wood||La Jolla, California||5:07:59|
|75-79||(2) Ron Hill||Hayden, Idaho||7:12:11|
|PC||(8) Ed Fattoumy||Honolulu, HI||3:52:13|
|15-19||(4) Hannah Rae Finchamp*||Altadena, California||3:11:02|
|20-24||(2) Elizabeth Gruber||Redding, California||3:29:13|
|25-29||Kara Lapoint||Truckee, California||3:28:24|
|30-34||Debby Sullivan||Roseville, California||3:37:46|
|35-39||Jennifer Todd||Newbury Parks, California||3:39:33|
|40-44||(2) Mimi Stockton||Stevensville, Michigan||3:33:09|
|45-49||Kim Beckinsale||Noosa Heads, Australia||3:28:38|
|50-54||(2) Anne Gonzales||Aspen, Colorado||3:23:53|
|55-59||(2) Lucia Colbert||Cordova, Tennessee||4:11:16|
|60-64||Beverly Watson||Priddis, Canada||4:15:05|
|65-69||(7) Wendy Minor||Kamuela, Hawaii||6:09:21|
|| (#) titles won, *top amateurs
CEO Challenges, the world leader in sport competitions for CEOs, has added the XTERRA World Championship to its staple of events.
The XTERRA CEO Challenge – a competition within the main event – will pit CEOs against each other in Maui.
“We are truly honored to be a part of this very prestigious event,” said Ted Kennedy, president of CEO Challenges. “The XTERRA World Championship is one of the marquis multisport races in the world, and we know our CEO Challenge competitors will love the opportunity to race in Maui.”
For details visit ceochallenges.com.