Xterra triathlon championships
The Xterra championship events are a magnet for fans of cross triathlon worldwide. The single events are set to beinterrelatable in terms of distances and challenges. This way, athletes can compare themselves with ones from other Xterra events. Still, the landscapes are different and thus, each race is quite unique, of course.
The Xterra France cross triathlon is set in the beautiful vosges region near the German border. It is one of 18 events spread across 10 European countries.
Cross triathlon distances
At the Xterra France, athletes have to master a
1.5 km swim leg across Lac de Longemer
40 km mountain bike leg with 600 m of altitude difference
10 km crosstrail with a 160 m of altitude difference
Xterra world championship
The history of Xterra began in Maui, Hawaii, in 1996, where the first cross triathlon race took place. After that, the fan base grew steadily. Nowadays there are many championships around the globe and each national Xterra qualifies athletes to take part in the world championship that is still held in Hawaii each year, shortly after the famous Ironman triathlon in Kailua on the Big Island in Hawaii.
Training plan with the new TRIQ app
You also want to feel the rush of endorphines after having mastered a cross triathlon race? No problem! The new TRIQ triathlon training app can help you to optimize your training. Various sports scientists and coaches are involveld so TRIQ can improve your fitness and help you reach your goals.
GET THE TRIQ APP
TRIQ is all about your goals. Want to do Ironman? Based on your endurance our app shows you how much training it takes and maps out the road to race day. It predicts the finishing times and lets you know if you're on track. Oh yeah, and if you don't train it might suggest you cancel.
Next in Germany
The Berlin Triathlon will take place on 12.06.2022.
The Berlin Triathlon takes place in Berlin, Germany.