How to prepare mentally, stay focused and keep motivated
The Red Bull X-Alps is the world’s toughest adventure race, a gruelling 1,138km journey, across six countries from Salzburg to Monaco. So how do you keep motivated?
Simon Gietl free solos Lacedelli (7a) on Cima Scotoni
On 18 October 2018, Simon Gietl free soloed the Dolomites classic Via Lacedelli on the south-west face of Cima Scotoni.
Third Time a Charm?
The Red Bull X-Alps is the most challenging and awe-inspiring paragliding race that exists and may be the wildest and coolest adventure race on Earth.
My year of 2019 started with a bang. I climbed my hardest routes to date: “Riflessi” and “Cinque Uve”, graded 8c. But way more important is that I started to feel healthy again.
Red Bull X-Alps 2019
Founded in 2003 by Austrian pilots Hannes Arch and Ulrich Grill, the Red Bull X-Alps is an unparalleled test of human endurance.
CAN YOU HEAR ME?
Certain absences certain emptiness, are so intense that they capture our attention like a light attracts moths. There are absences we notice more than a hundred thousand details.
At the end of the day, the hardest thing of all is taking that first step. Overcoming that mental barrier. Getting rid of any fear, so that all that remains is the joy of roaming the mountains day after day.
CLIMB AND FLY AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Patagonia, with its terrible and legendary wind is by no means a popular paragliding destination. In fact nobody has ever flown in Patagonia. That is why Aaron Durogati decided to head over there and have a look.
Grande Circolo – an ode to our home
South Tyrol is our home, our roots and our playground. The Grande Circolo is an ode to this region. It is an alpine tour along the regional borders by fair means.
THIS WAS OVERLAND
All four climate zones, seven time zones, two continents, 14 countries, 247 hours of flying, 180 days of pure adventure, endless peaks and valleys – that was the Overland project.