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Celebrating everything about endurance sports, from Ultra Marathons to Mountaineering, from Adventure Races to Ironman. We hear from athletes, explorers and race directors from or based in the Asia Pacific region. Hosted by endurance enthusiasts based in Singapore, we celebrate ordinary people achieving extraordinary things, going beyond the limit of what they once thought possible.

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    • 4.7 • 16 Ratings

Celebrating everything about endurance sports, from Ultra Marathons to Mountaineering, from Adventure Races to Ironman. We hear from athletes, explorers and race directors from or based in the Asia Pacific region. Hosted by endurance enthusiasts based in Singapore, we celebrate ordinary people achieving extraordinary things, going beyond the limit of what they once thought possible.

    200km Singapore RTI with Phil Daniel and Jean-Henri Haniquaut

    200km Singapore RTI with Phil Daniel and Jean-Henri Haniquaut

    This episode we catch up with Philippe Daniel and Jean-Henri Haniquaut following their 200km RTI Round The Island in Singapore.
    The challenge went viral in Singapore, getting over 340k views on this Facebook Post. We catch up with Phil And Jean to discuss:
    Their background in ultra running,
    All the crazy challenges they have taken on this past year from 45 Marathons, to Everesting in stairwells
    The RTI route, how they planned the challnege
    How it went on the day and the how they pulled through
    Their support crew
    The Charity they were raising funds for
    Ric and Scott also catch up after to discuss all the races and challnges that have been going on in the past few weeks and a challenge they are also drumming up for Singapore in July.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    HK4TUC 10th Edition Recap Part 2

    HK4TUC 10th Edition Recap Part 2

    The second part of the recap of the 10th Edition Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. 298km, 14,500M elevation and cut offs of 60 hours to finish and 72 hours to ‘Survive’.
    We are joined in Part 2 by Jacky Leung, a finisher from 2020 who came back for the reunion year and shocked the world with a feat of human endurance that seemed beyond possible.
    We are also joined by Andre (40m), who gives his behind the scenes perspective on how this historic event played out. Some incredible stories from a momentous weekend.
    Once again we recommend looking at the Dotwatch replay at https://live.dottrack.asia/21hk4tuc/ to relive the challenge on the map as Jacky tells the story of Breaking50.
    Photo Cred Vincent Chan “Compose The Story” and Viola and Alan

    • 1 hr 24 min
    HK4TUC 10th Edition Recap Part 1

    HK4TUC 10th Edition Recap Part 1

    The first of a two part recap of the 10th Edition Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge. 298km, 14,500M elevation and cut offs of 60 hours to finish and 72 hours to ‘Survive’. Previous runners were invited back to take on this mammoth challenge, some with the audacious goal to Break 50.
    We are joined in Part 1 by Salomon Wettstein who laid out his strategy in the preview show on how he planned to break 50, and Virginie Goethals, who came back after surviving in 2020 with a goal to break 60.
    Recommend looking at the Dotwatch replay at https://live.dottrack.asia/21hk4tuc/ to relive the challenge on the map as Virginie and Salomon tell the story of suffering and survival / finishing.
    Look out for Part 2 with record breaking Jacky Leung and Challenge Director Andre Blumberg

    • 1 hr 27 min
    HK4TUC 10th Edition Preview Show

    HK4TUC 10th Edition Preview Show

    Previewing the 10th Edition of Hong Kong Four Trails Ultra Challenge with the race Director and 3 competitors:
    Andre Blumberg, Godfather of Hong Kong Ultra Running. We had him on the podcast 2 years ago to talk about his personal story as an endurance athlete and again now to talk about the 10th edition of an event he came up with and has been directing.
    (30m) Stone Tsang, one of the most successful Asia trail runners and previous finisher of a time of 54hrs comes back to see if he can truly break 50! Check out his full interview with Ryan Blair..
    (44m) Sarah Pemberton returns for the 4th time to take on HK4TUC having “survived” in 2020 following missing cut offs in 2018/19. Will she finish in 2021?
    (1hr3m) Salomon Wettstein, the Lantau resident who has been in sparkling form this past year smashing fastest times on LT70 route and Everesting Lantau Peak is also back to better his time of 56 hours. Will he be able to break50
    Follow the live event on Instagram at www.hk4tuc.com to witness these and so many other ultra running legends come back to take on this epic challenge.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Andy Van Bergen - Everesting the World

    Andy Van Bergen - Everesting the World

    Founder of Hells 500 and the ever-more popular Everesting challenge, Andy Van Bergen talks us through the evolution of his brilliant idea.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Kris Van de Velde - Developing the Asian Trail Running scene

    Kris Van de Velde - Developing the Asian Trail Running scene

    Kris Van de Velde is the brains behind the Asia Trail Master series of races, which has exploded in popularity in the last few years. A former competitive cyclist, Kris also organises mass participation cycling and skiing events in China.

    • 1 hr 40 min

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Great first episode! 🤘

Great first episode!
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