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Graz 2022/11/18

Austria eXtreme Triathlon wins Triathlon Awards 2022

The Triathlon Austria Awards 2022 are decided and again the Austria eXtreme Triathlon takes home the first prize in the category "Event of the Year". The award ceremony took place on November 18 as part of a celebration in the VIP rooms of the Klagenfurt stadium.

It makes us very proud to be consistently seen as the best event in the country. Of course, we only managed to do this with your help, with all of you who ranked us in the online voting. Thanks!

For us, this is an incentive to continue and continuously develop the Austria eXtreme Triathlon at a high level in the coming years.

The 8th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on June 24, 2023. Registration is open: www.autxtri.com.

Graz 2022/11/04

Your vote counts!

After 2021, the Austrian Triathlon Association is presenting the Triathlon Austria Awards for the third  time. The event of the year will again be chosen by public vote. 
 
In case that sounds familiar: With your votes, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2021 was the best event from Austria! 
 
Of course we would like to do it again this year and ask for your active help, . Your vote. Passing this information on is desirable, each person has one vote! 
 
The awards will be presented at the Triathlon Austria Gala, this year on November 18 in Klagenfurt.

You can find the online voting here: (25.06 / Austria eXtreme Triathlon)

Voting is possible once (one vote per email address) until November 14, 2021, midnight.

Thanks for your support.

Your Autxtri Team.

 

 

 

Graz 2022/09/15

Film premiere of the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon

100 minutes of film & talk at the Schubertkino in Graz with guests from sports, business and politics
Extreme endurance sport was the motto of an evening in the sold-out Schubertkino in Graz on 14 September, hosted by the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. The focus was on the short film "Your fight" with unique insights into the 7th edition of the race, which took place this year on 25 June. For this purpose, three selected athletes were accompanied by cameras on their way from Graz to the Dachstein, authentically capturing not only their struggle with the extreme course, but also their joy and doubts. The film was received just as enthusiastically by the audience as the entertaining supporting programme with guests from sports, business and politics.

The 8th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on 24.6.2023, registration is open.

 

Graz 2022/07/16

As a team at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2023 

Are you looking for an extreme challenge in triathlon, but would you like to face it as part of a team? On June 24, 2023, teams can start at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon for the first time!

 

A route that leads through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Styria, from the river meadows south of Graz to the Dachstein. Figures that speak for themselves, 3.8 km swimming in the Mur, 186 km cycling, 44 km running, a good 5,800 meters in altitude. A challenge that can of course only be mastered with teamwork. But swimming, cycling and running, until now the athlete had to do it all himself or herself, from start to finish.

 

Of course you can continue to do so. But there are athletes who are looking for the experience in a team. Or who still have room for improvement in one of the three sports in triathlon, but still want to try an extreme triathlon. From 2023 on we offer all of them participation in the Austria eXtreme Triathlon as a team.

 

How does participating as a team work? 

It's very simple: The three of you register with your team name. The first team member swims, team member two rides the bike course, team member three runs. You can organize the support of the active team member by the other two as you wish.

 

But you also have to cross the finish line as a whole team. How it works? From the Silberkarklamm (on the running route 17 km before the finish), a second team member must accompany the runner. And from the Glösalm (4.5 km before the finish) the third team member comes into play again. Only teams that cross the finish line on the Dachstein in threes are counted.

 

As said, teamwork, mutual support and shared experiences are a very central part of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. With the possibility of starting in a team, we add another facet to this aspect. We look forward to you!

 

The 8th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on June 24, 2023. Registration from September 15, 2022 / 3PM MEZ

Graz: 2022/06/29

Dear athletes, from now on you can call up the 7 Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2022 in pictures!

Have fun looking around!

Your Autxtri Team

 

 

Graz 2022/06/27

Strong performances, great emotions at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon

Spielberger and Weigl win the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon

On June 25th, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon from Graz to the Dachstein took place for the seventh time. As is to be expected from a race over a total of 258 km and 5,800 meters in altitude, the day of the race was characterized by strong performances, great emotions and, last but not least, the shared experience of the athletes from 17 nations. The Austrian Dominik Weigl was the first to reach the finish on the Dachstein. The fastest woman, Tanja Spielberger from Germany, caused a sensation, she finished in third place overall.

But back to the start: The rain stopped just in time for the first transition zone to be set up at 3:00 a.m. and the current for the river swimming in the Mur was also moderate. The start at 4:30 a.m. was the begin of a day of racing with excellent external conditions. Numerous spectators provided a lively atmosphere.

All of the athletes who started switched to their bikes and were spared the rain on their way over the Gaberl, Lachtal and Sölkpass passes. Only a strong headwind increased the demands in parts. Dominik Weigl led the bike course and was the first to switch to running shoes.

On the running track, Weigl extended his lead and reached the finish line under the south face of the Dachstein with his supporter after 12:34. Austria's Mario Schabus followed in second place ahead of the fastest woman, Tanja Spielberger, who crossed the finish line after 14:16 ahead of Germany's Markus Sartory. The Swiss Florence Sauser and Jasmina Zver from Slovenia completed the women's ranking.

With all the extreme performances that the Austria eXtreme Triathlon requires, the shared experience and mutual support were not neglected this time either. Especially between athletes from different nations - sport also connects at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. A very special moment came just before midnight: A marriage proposal right after the finish line, that too is the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

There was also a special finish for the German Paul Schiele and the Belgian Peter Rondas. With their finish, they have lived the motto "Make the impossible possible" and have now completed all races of the Extreme Triathlon Series with triathlons in Spain, Italy, the Czech Republic, South Africa and Austria.

 

 

 

Graz 2021/06/20

Dear athletes and supporters!

Here is some more information about the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

 Swim training on Thursday, June 23

On Thursday, June 23, 5:30 pm Claudia Müller offers a swim training in the river Mur. Meeting point is

the Altarm Thondorf, so directly at the exit of the swim course of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

 Registration and briefing on Friday, June 24 at 4pm

- Of course there will be the current weather forecast for you.

- Please remember that photo IDs of the athlete and the supporter are obligatory for the registration.

Of course athlete and supporter have to be present in person.

- You will also need 20 Euros in cash as a rental fee for the vest in which you will wear the GPS tracker

during the swim. The rental fee will be refunded when you return the vest on Sunday at the winner`s

ceremony.

- For all those who do not have an Austrian annual license, we also ask you to have 20 Euro in cash

ready. This is obligatory for all.

- remember to service your bike

 GPS LIVE TRACKING on Race day Saturday, June 25th 2022

All friends and sports enthusiasts can follow the athletes of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon live via www.autxtri.com.

 Winners ceremony on Sunday 26th June, 10am Hotel Berghof outdoors on the meadow!

- Address: Hotel Berghof Ramsau 192, 8972 Ramsau am Dachstein / time 10am

- You will receive your finisher shirts and your medal.

- A finisher photo will be taken after the winner ceremony.

 From 1pm there will be a summer party at the Hotel Berghof, you can all participate.

The meal ticket costs 35 Euro, drinks have to be paid extra. This is then the common end.

Please come all to the winners ceremony!

We are looking forward to your participation at the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon and wish you a safe

and stress-free journey!

Your AutXtri Crew

 

 

Graz 2022/04/15

Dear athletes, supporters, sponsors and friends of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon!

We are very pleased to present the Starter Journal 2022. 
In the journal you will find interesting interviews as well as some personal stories and of course all starters 2022.

The 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on 25 June 2022.
Get ready for it, we are already doing it! 

We wish you a wonderful Easter and keep moving!

Your Autxtri Team

 

 

Graz 2022/02/28

Dear athletes, 

of course, you always play the leading role at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. But this year you can step even further into the limelight - as a team accompanied by the camera. 

Ever since the Austria eXtreme Triathlon has existed, there has been a film about the extreme race through Styria. And the films about the first six Austria eXtreme Triathlons found their audience, they have been clicked half a million times on YouTube so far. In addition, since 2019 there is the "Film & Talk" presentation, an event with athletes and invited guests in the Schubert cinema in Graz. 

At the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 25th, 2022 we will give the film a new format. Our camera team will accompany three teams and document their very own race. From the start at dawn in the Mur river and over the mountain passes to the Dachstein. With all challenges, hardships and joys, authentic and up close. 

We cordially invite you to apply for a leading role in the film of the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon! 

What do you have to do for it? Give our cameraman a seat in your support vehicle. And you, athlete and supporter, give some insight into your race. Of course in such a way that your race is practically not disturbed. 

What do you get for it? A leading role in Your fight!, the film of the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon. And VIP tickets for the "Film & Talk" event in September. 

We look forward to receiving your applications at yourfight@autxtri.com !

Deadline for applications: 2022/03/31

Your Autxtri team

 

 

Graz 2022/02/14

Roadbook 2022 is now online!

 

 

Klagenfurt 2021/11/20

Austria eXtreme Triathlon wins Triathlon Award 2021.
The Austria eXtreme Triathlon is awarded as best event of the year 2021 by the Austrian Triathlon Federation! 


The Austria eXtreme Triathlon wins the title as best event of the year. The award was presented during the Triathlon Awards 2021 held on 20 November as a livestream by the Austrian Triathlon Federation.
The award shows that even a small event has what it takes to achieve great things. Of course, this can only succeed with the tireless commitment and work of many helpers and supporters. President Maria Schwarz says: "We work with a large team of volunteers all year round for the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. It requires an extremely high level of commitment, so it is all the nicer when this is also appreciated." 
The organising team of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon also sees the awards as an incentive for further development and to try out new things.

For example, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon is now one of the five stops of the Extreme Triathlon Series  with further races in Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic and South Africa.
The 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on 25 June 2022. Registration is open at www.autxtri.com 

 

Graz 2021/11/08

Dear Austria eXtreme Triathlon Fans!

After 2019, the Austrian Triathlon Association is presenting the Triathlon Austria Awards for the second time. The event of the year will again be chosen by public vote. In case that sounds familiar: With your votes, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2019 was recognized as the best event! (3 Place London)

Of course we would like to do it again this year and ask for your active help, i.e. your vote. Passing this information on is desirable, each person has one vote! The awards will be presented at the Triathlon Austria Gala, this year on November 20 in Klagenfurt.

You can find the online voting here: <Link>. Voting is possible once (one vote per email address) until November 14, 2021, midnight.


Thank you, your Autxtri Team

Graz 19/09/2021

The other side - the film for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon

Film premiere in the Schubert cinema in Graz with podium guests from sport, business and politics

For the second time after 2019, there was a premiere in the Schubertkino in Graz on September 15, 2021 in front of 200 invited guests: The other side, the film for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon. In addition to the film, the evening also offered a series of exciting conversations and short video clips, which Josef Gerhard Pfleger led as moderator. After a pandemic-related break last year, the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon took place on June 26, 2021. The German Nicole Bretting and the Austrian Horst Langmaier covered the extreme route across Styria the fastest. As in previous years, everyone who reached the finish under the south face of the Dachstein won, of course.

However, the focus of the quarter-hour film produced by the Zeitgeist agency is not on the athletes. The film takes a look behind the scenes of their extreme athletic achievements. He puts all the people in the spotlight without whom these services would not be possible - the support teams, the volunteers, the families, the organizers - for some of them it is a lot of work distributed over the whole year, the racetrack, the website, the sponsorship and many other things need to be organized. The list of tasks relating to the race is then confusing for outsiders - from registering the athletes and their briefing to setting up and dismantling transition areas, checkpoints and the finish line. And of course it is also about the catering and motivation of the athletes and about running the last 17 km with them as a personal supporter.

A film for and about those who otherwise only appear marginally. Without which there would not be many sporting events, the guests from sport, business and politics also agreed on the stage or via video message. Without which there would not be the 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon, which will take place on June 25, 2022. Registration is open from September 30, 2021.

Link video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMaeSKZWD_c

 

 

Graz 15/07/2021

Austria eXtreme Triathlon - The other side!

One of the world's toughest triathlons leads across Styria. The route between Graz and the Dachstein is a hotspot for extreme sports, to which athletes from more than 20 nations travel every year. The films about the Austria eXtreme Triathlon were viewed over half a million times on YouTube. 

Reason enough to celebrate the 6th edition of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon, which took place on June 26th, with an evening in the Schubert cinema in Graz. In addition to the presentation of the brand new film for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon, a varied program will be offered.

Embedded in a discussion with representatives from sport, business and politics 

Schubertkino Graz, September 15, 2021, 6:00 p.m.  

 

Graz, 27/06/2021

Strong performances at the Austria eXtreme Triathlon

Bretting and Langmaier win the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon in 2021

On June 26th Austria's toughest long distance race went into the 6th round in perfect external conditions. It was a strong signal that the athletes set with their start after the compulsory break last year. Despite all the difficulties that still existed, they had come from 10 countries to the start south of Graz.

They were welcomed very accommodatingly by the Mur to swim in the river: With a water temperature of 18 degrees and a moderate current, the conditions were good for the first discipline. After the start at dawn, the entire field had passed the first buoy upstream after a few minutes. Even the change to the bike after a total of 3.8 km in the water went without any problems.

On the 186 km of almost 3,900 meters in altitude of the bike course, it was exciting to the point in good external conditions and there were several changes in leadership. The two-time Austria eXtreme Triathlon winner Michael Strasser reached the second transition area by a narrow margin, before health problems on the running track forced him to give up. As the fastest woman, the Hawaii-proven German Nicole Bretting switched to running shoes.

With a great mileage, the Austrian Horst Langmaier prevailed after 44 km with another 1,900 meters of altitude difference and reached the goal on the south face of the Dachstein in 12:59. He was followed by his compatriots Dominik Weigl and Rene Stelzl. Nicole Bretting finished as the fastest woman in 16:00, ahead of the Austrian Katharina Turza and the Dutch Linda Schonewille.

The last few kilometers in high alpine terrain held one last tough test in store for some with a heavy rain shower. Out of 71 starters, 39 reached the finish line before midnight, where unbridled joy and great emotions were given free rein, not least in the face of a large enthusiastic crowd.

The Austria eXtreme Triathlon shows the most beautiful sides of Styria, but it is also part of the international Extreme Triathlon Series,  https://xtri-series.com/ . And this offers a special challenge: Anyone who successfully finishes the races in Austria, Spain, Italy, the Czech Republic and South Africa within three years is a true extreme triathlon athlete - and can then call a special trophy their own. With his finish on the Dachstein, the Czech Jiri Prasek has already brought his fourth race to the finish.

The 7th Austria eXtreme Triathlon,  https://www.autxtri.com/  will take place on June 25, 2022.

 

Graz 21/06/2021

Dear athletes,

here we send you some important information for the race weekend. Because of the Covid regulations, part of the process differs from the previous information, the following information applies.

Briefing on Friday, June 25, 2021 in the Feldkirchen sports hall

  • from 16:00 registration (entrance area)

  • 16:30 Briefing in German for start numbers 1 - 100 (hall) 

  • 17:00 Briefing in English for start numbers 1 - 200 (hall)

  • 5:30 p.m. Briefing in German for start numbers 101 - 200 (hall)

A maximum of 50 people are allowed in the hall.
The Austrian Triathlon Association prescribes a day license of 20 euros for all participants without an annual license. This day license must be paid in cash on site.
For wearing the GPS tracker while swimming, you will receive a special bustier, for which we will collect a deposit of 20 euros in cash, which you will receive when you return the bustier.
 
According to the Covid regulations, participation in the briefing is only possible for tested, vaccinated or recovered persons (3G rule). Corresponding valid evidence must be presented upon entry.
It is mandatory to wear an FFP2 mask during the briefing.

Race day on Saturday, June 26th 2021
All friends and sports enthusiasts can access the Austria eXtreme Triathlon athletes via
  http://trackcourse.com  follow live.
Winner ceremony on Sunday, June 27, 2021 in Ramsau
 
Due to the Covid regulations, the brunch in the Ramsau event center has to be canceled. The winning ceremony will take place at 10:00 on the meadow behind the event center.
 
We wish you all all the best for the final preparations and your journey!

Your AutXtri team

 

 

Graz 10/05/2021

Austria eXtreme Triathlon swim training with Claudia Müller

It's getting warmer, the bike rides are getting longer and the streaming channels deliver great international triathlon action every weekend. And there are only 6 weeks left until the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon!
So it's time to tweak the swim shape a little. Not anywhere, but on the swimming course of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. Not alone, but with like-minded people, but above all with Claudia Müller, 5-time world champion in ice swimming and 3-time finisher of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

Claudia offers you one
  Swimming training on May 28th, June 19th and June 24th at 5:30 pm. Meet at the Altarm Thondorf at the food truck. Claudia will certainly not only answer your questions about swimming, but also about the entire Austria eXtreme Triathlon. 

Please contact us via FB at:  https://www.facebook.com/claudia.muller.12576  or by email:  claudia.guenter1@gmail.com  at.  We ask for a voluntary donation, all of which goes to Claudia. Have fun swimming training!

As a reminder for everyone who brings an extra dose of motivation from the break in competition: The Austria eXtreme Triathlon is part of the Extreme Triathlon Series. It starts on May 29th with the Pirene Xtreme Triathlon, after the Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 26th, the Stone Brixia Man on July 3rd, the Winter Man on October 10th and the Knysna Extreme Triathlon on October 16th - more details xtri-series.com.

Your AutXtri team

 

Graz 01/04/2021

Dear athletes, dear supporters, sponsors and friends of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon!

We are very pleased to present the Starter Journal 2021. 

In the journal you will find interesting interviews as well as some personal stories and of course all starters in 2021.

Our primary wish is that the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon can take place as planned this year.

Prepare for it, we're already doing it!

We wish you a happy Easter and keep moving!

Your Autxtri team

 

Graz 23/12/2020

Dear athletes, dear supervisors, dear sponsors and dear volunteers!

We can safely say that 2020 was a very different year than anyone would have imagined.

It was a year that was supposed to be overshadowed by Corona, an invisible virus that held the year tightly under control and affected us on many levels. We were put to the test both professionally and privately. 

We were also forbidden to hold the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

We are now looking into the New Year 2021 and are positive that we can hold the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 26th, 2021.

We wish you all a peaceful Christmas and a healthy, happy and positive 2021.

Your Autxtri crew

 

 

Graz 17/09/2020

The 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2021 - ready to race.

Good news from Graz: The preparations for the sold out 6th edition of the toughest long distance race in Austria are in full swing.

June 26th, 2021 has been marked thick in the diaries of 100 athletes from over 20 countries. On this day, the starting signal for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon should be given at 4:30 am.

We all learned together this year to live with insecurities, rejections and isolation. That is why we have done everything to make the 6th edition of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon a reality. Limited to 100 participants and with a security concept that meets practically all boundary conditions. Just - ready to race. And that on the beautiful classic route from the river landscape near Graz up to the alpine regions of the Dachstein. An unforgettable day on a long distance triathlon with an altitude of almost 6000 meters.

The preparations are of course only possible in a team, together with many friends, helpers and partners, whom we would also like to take this opportunity to thank. At this point we would like to ask a special partner in front of the curtain. Löffler sportswear  www.loeffler.at  is our long-term reliable partner for the finisher shirts, the shirts of the volunteers and the merchandising outfits. Löffler Sportbekleidung relies on regional and sustainable production, from the fabric to the finished product, making it the ideal partner for the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

The Austria eXtreme Triathlon is a competition of the Extreme Triathlon Series <www.xtri-series.com>. The races in Austria, the Czech Republic, Italy, Spain and South Africa represent extreme challenges on unique tracks.

We wish you a healthy and injury-free autumn,

Your Autxtri team

 

 

Graz 23/06/2020

Dear athletes!

Even if we cannot accompany you on the race track of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon next Saturday (June 27th, 2020), this day will be a very special one for us. A day that we of course want to share with you!

We'll send you short video messages that will accompany you through the day every half hour from 4:30 on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The messages come from all those who make the Austria eXtreme Triathlon what it is - our volunteers, supporters, friends.

We wish you and your families all the best, a nice and safe summer and injury-free training!

The 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on June 26, 2021, for the first time as part of the Extreme Triathlon Series  https://www.xtri-series.com   

Registration  https://www.autxtri.com/registration  is open from July 1, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 30 starters.

Your Autxtri team

 

 

Graz 31/05/2020

3 years, 5 triathlons - that is the goal of the new XTRI series!

We have combined our passions with 4 other countries to create a unique and unforgettable series and now it is finally time to get the XTRI series off the ground.

The XTRI series starts in November 2020 in South Africa at the Knysna Extreme, which will be followed by the Pirene xtreme Triathlon (Spain), Austria eXtreme (Austria), StonBrixiaMan (Italy) and the Winterman (Czech Republic).

Every successful participation will be rewarded with a puzzle medal. Athletes who  Have completed 5 extreme triathlons will receive a unique trophy at the end of their journey. Each finisher medal has its own place on the trophy of the extreme series.

Although part of a series, each individual triathlon race remains independent and has its own local characteristics, personal touch and experience. Athletes need mental toughness, determination, and a strong character to be successful. And they will be pushed to their limits on all routes of the Xtri series.

More information on  https://www.xtri-series.com/

 

Graz 03/31/2020

Postponement to June 26th, 2021

The current development around COVID-19 forces us to postpone the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 27, 2020 after consulting the Austrian Triathlon Association.

This decision is very difficult for us, but due to the global situation there is no alternative. From today's perspective, it is absolutely unlikely that the international participants, who make up around 80% of the starting field, will be able to arrive. However, it is currently not to be expected that an event that includes several hundred athletes, supporters and volunteers will be allowed to take place at all. 

We thank all athletes for their understanding and hope that you will be able to attend the new date on  June 26th, 2021 you will be there for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon, your starting places are fixed and we will automatically transfer there!

We wish the athletes and their families all the best, so that everyone stays healthy and enriches everyday sporting life with some alternative training methods. 

#stayhealthy #stayathome #flattenthecurve # seeyou2021

 

 

Graz 03/21/2020

Covid-19

We are all facing unforeseen challenges these days because of COVID-19. The organization team of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon would like to first of all thank all those who ensure the health care and the elementary infrastructure. All together we can support them in the best possible way if we adhere to the official requirements, avoid contacts and stay at home if possible.

This is of course not always easy, especially for athletes, but why not use the time to try something new? For example one  Marathon around your own house?

The organization team of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon is following the current development very closely and is currently continuing the planning for the 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 27, 2020.

Depending on the development in the next few weeks, we will provide you with the latest information immediately.

#flatten curve #stay at home #stay healthy

 

 

Graz 16/12/2019

Austria eXtreme Triathlon 2019 - tears of triumph

Half a year before the 6th edition of Austria's toughest triathlon, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon on June 27, 2020, not only are the preparations in full swing. There is also time to look back.  And that's very positive. “Five years of enthusiastic participants from 35 countries, incredible achievements, great emotions, the natural cooperation between athletes, supporters, volunteers and the organizational team. What more do you want? ”, Maria Schwarz, the president of the organization team, sums up the first five years of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon.

But it wasn't just the participants who saw the Austria eXtreme Triathlon one of the world's best and, in particular, most beautifully scenic races in the world.

At the international Challenge Awards, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon achieved the excellent 3rd place in the category of best international triathlon. Maria and Hugo Schwarz accepted the award in London in October this year.

The Austrian Triathlon Association nominated the Austria eXtreme Triathlon as one of the three best events. Another great success after winning this category last year at the Styrian Triathlon Association. Maria Schwarz also received the Bronze Medal of Honor from the Austrian Triathlon Association. 

We could only achieve this together, our sincere thanks go to all athletes, supporters, sponsors and volunteers!

Of course, the Austria eXtreme Triathlon is evolving. For the first time in 2020, company relays can also be at the start as part of sponsorship support. And there are a number of other ideas ...

The 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on June 27, 2020. Registration is open, the Early Bird Bonus is valid until December 31st!

And just to note after the great success this year: on September 2nd, 2020 there will be the next film premiere.

Merry Christmas and a healthy, successful and happy 2020

wishes you the Autxtri crew.  

 

Graz October 29th, 2019

Your vote counts!

The Austria eXtreme Triathlon has just made it into the top three  Events  made it worldwide,

now he faces the election in Austria until November 1st - we would talk about it  your voice  very pleased!

Passing on is urgently allowed! Likewise that the  Registration  is open.

Your Autxtri team

 

Graz 15/10/2019

Registration October 19 at 7:00 p.m.

The 6th Austria eXtreme Triathlon will take place on June 27, 2020. Become part of the great adventure - registration opens on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Attention, limited starting places!

Test your limits at one of the toughest long-distance events in the world, with a unique combination of swimming, cycling and running in a fantastic landscape between Graz and the Dachstein. If you still need some motivation, this is the way to the  Racing videos  the last few years.

We look forward to you. It will change your life!

 

Graz 17/09/2019

We made it!

A few weeks ago we were nominated by "Runner's World" and "Let's Do This" as one of the 20 best triathlon organizers worldwide. We can hardly believe it, but YOU voted us for the great third place! Without your vote we would have we didn't manage this placement and we would like to thank each of you for that.

Having an idea is a necessary first step. Putting this idea into practice is more than half the battle and then finishing this challenge yourself as an idea generator is simply brilliant. We have realized our dream of our own extreme triathlon and can only encourage you to turn your dreams into reality.  It's always worth it, just as all our energy and work has now been rewarded with a great third place in this worldwide vote.

Thanks again for your vote!

 

Graz 09/09/2019

The 5th Austria eXtreme Triathlon is history - here comes the film!

As a memento or motivation for the next year, also at the 5th edition of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon, we captured many beautiful and exciting moments again. After the premiere in the Schubert cinema in Graz on September 4th, the film goes online today. For the first time you can find it  https://www.triaguide.com/category/videos/  from 9.9.2019, 7 p.m.

We wish you a lot of fun with it!

 

Graz 23/08/2019

Do you think the Austria eXtreme Triathlon is a great endurance event? Then give us your vote! 

We are proud that the Austria eXtreme Triathlon made it onto the shortlist of the English Challenge Awards in the “Best International Triathlon” category. And if you vote hard for us, we can make it to the top! 

Just the link  https://www.letsdothis.com/challengeawards/best-international/triathlon-international  follow and choose the Austria eXtreme Triathlon. Passing on desired! 

Thank you for your participation!

 

  Graz 08/22/2019   

Austria eXtreme Triathlon is a guest at Radio Helsinki live on 2019, 08:23, 5:30 pm

 

Free Radio Styria Association is a free radio station from Graz.

 

Graz 08/01/2019

Austria eXtreme Triathlon - The Film

One of the world's toughest triathlons leads across Styria. The route between Graz and the Dachstein has become a hotspot for extreme sports in recent years, to which athletes from more than 30 nations travel. The films about the Austria eXtreme Triathlon were viewed over half a million times on YouTube.

Reason enough to celebrate the 5th edition of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon, which took place on June 22nd, with an evening in the Schubert cinema in Graz. In addition to the presentation of the brand new film for the 5th Austria eXtreme Triathlon, a varied program will be offered. A panel discussion with Michael Strasser (winner 2015 and 2017, as extreme cyclist world record holder Cairo-Cape Town and Alaska-Tierra del Fuego), Barbara Tesar (winner 2019, former professional triathlete and cycling entrepreneur) and representatives from politics and business can be found as well as information on Future of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon and plenty of space for conversations and discussions over a glass of sparkling wine.

Schubertkino Graz, September 4th, 2019, 6:00 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.

For registration

 

Graz 17/07/2019

The 5th Austria eXtreme Triathlon is history and we can look back on a fantastic experience. A big thank you to you athletes from near and far!

Many have us theirs  Stories  of the race day, which you can now find on our website. Read, remember, take a lot of new motivation with you!

We wish you all the best for the future, lots of joy in exercising in nature and, above all, a great summer! 

Your Autxtri team

 

Graz 23/06/2019

The 5th Austria eXtreme Triathlon makes history. And what a!

The toughest long-distance race in Austria now has a fixed place in the calendar of international extreme events. On June 22nd, athletes from 20 nations once again tackled the 258 km between Graz and Dachstein by swimming, cycling and running. The German Sven Weidner was the first to reach the finish line with an outstanding mileage, while the Austrian Barbara Tesar set the fastest time ever achieved by a woman with a brilliant race.

As in previous years, the race day began at around 3:00 am in the river landscape south of Graz. Many participants had traveled a long way from South Africa, China and a large number of European countries. Some of them knew the race from earlier years and have come back. Silence, concentration and final checks of the equipment, but also the anticipation of the route through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Austria shaped the atmosphere.

At 4:30 am the start into the 15 degree cold water of the Mur. The first 200 m against the current of the river were, as always, a first endurance test before the rest of the 3.8 km long route. After less than an hour, the Austrian Claudia Müller led the entire field out of the water. In the evening she will cross the finish line on the Dachstein for the third time.

With the change to the bike, 186 km over almost 3,900 meters in altitude awaited the athletes. While the front part of the field came over the pass heights on the Gaberl, the Lachtal and the Sölkpass in dry conditions, many participants had to struggle with rain showers, wind and cold. With Andreas Wünscher, the editor-in-chief of triaguide.com led the field for a long time, and he will cross the finish line in fifth place just 37 minutes behind the fastest.

At the Sölksperre, the Norwegian Odd Iavr Solvold was the first to park his bike, only about half an hour later Barbara Tesar switched to running shoes. The running route over 44 km awaited with another 1,900 meters of altitude and finally brought many athletes and their supporters to their limits. All the more so since rain showers accompanied the race and the last section of the running route led up into alpine terrain.

Here the German Sven Weidner played his running strength in 10th position after cycling and crossed the finish line first with a time of 12:54, ahead of the Norwegian Odd Iavr Solvold and the Austrian Bernhard Hirsch. The Austrian Barbara Tesar finished 11th overall as the fastest woman in 14:08 am, ahead of the Austrian Christina Herbst and the German Rita Gottleuber. With Hugo Schwarz, the founder and organizer of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon has successfully faced the challenges of the race this time and thus fulfilled his original dream of starting his own race and finishing it. A total of 58 out of 100 athletes who started reached the finish line.

"You have seen once again what is possible when you believe in a goal together, however impossible it may seem at first," said the President of the Austria eXtreme Triathlon, Maria Schwarz, especially from the close cooperation between athletes and Supporters enthusiastic. And: "Everyone who reached the goal today has won".

Austria eXtreme Triathlon - It will change your life!