Team "RED BULL" wins 7th RISE&FALL 2018

A suspense-filled race right down to the final few metres.

"Four people, one team, no mercy" was the programme slogan again at the 6th RISE&FALL event in Mayrhofen on 15th December 2018.

Athletes, who surpassed themselves against the stunning mountainous backdrop of Mayrhofen; a fabulous crowd of spectators that tirelessly encouraged and cheered their athletes on - are just some of the defining features of the legendary RISE&FALL. 

This unique relay race with the four disciplines of ski touring, paragliding, mountain biking and ski  has already achieved cult status amongst athletes and audiences.

The crowds of spectators were able to celebrate a deserved winner at the end: 

Team " RED BULL" with Toni Palzer (ski touring), Aaron Durogati (paraglider), Daniel Geismayr (mountain bike) and Fabian Lentsch (ski) triumphed in a suspense-filled race. 

With a finishing time of 39:07,2 they forced Team "Teamwork", 39:27,4 into the runner's up position, followed hot on the heels by Team "Mountainshop Hörhager 1", who finished third with a time of 39:43,7.

We salute the outstanding athletic achievements of all participating athletes and congratulate the winners.

See you again at the 8th RISE&FALL on 14.12.2019 in Mayrhofen in Zillertal, when the motto
"Four people, one team, no mercy" strikes again.


8th RISE&FALL on 14.12.2019

The sporting mega event at the start of the season in Mayrhofen in Zillertal

4x430 metres in altitude and countless challenges lie ahead of every single member of the 85 teams. Together, you will stand at the start-line this year to commence battle for the coveted trophy. The desire to win and make it to the winner's podium will forge an incredible bond amongst your team. You will undoubtedly experience extreme ups and downs, at an event that is in a class of its own and...

 

... prize money to the tune of ► Euro 10,000 ◄awaits

 

 

Facts

This relay event is a race against time and opposing teams: one team consists of 4 athletes. The athletes must each surmount 430 metres in elevation in their respective discipline. 

 

STARTS: on 14.12.2019

 

START AND FINISH AREA: Base terminal of Ahornbahn cable car in Mayrhofen.

 

ORDER OF EVENTS: Ski tourers start at the race finish area – race up the Ahorn downhill run to Gasthof Wiesenhof – changeover to the paragliders– who fly in a predetermined flight corridor and land in the target area as accurately as possible – changeover to the mountain bikers – who ride up to Wiesenhof – final changeover to the skiers - who ski the Ahorn downhill run to the finish area.

 

DISCIPLINE DISTANCES: Skitour, 1.7 km – 430 metres in altitude, Paraglide 3.2 km – 430 metres in altitude, Mountainbike 3.7 km – 430 metres in altitude, Ski 1.7 km – 430 metres in altitude.

 

WINNER: The team whose skier or snowboarder crosses the finishing line first wins RISE&FALL 2019.

Athletes in interview

RISE&FALL - a race against the clock

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 85 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event which kicks off the winter season in Mayrhofen on the 15th December 2018, pushes the competitors to their limits. We find out from the athletes themselves exactly how they prepare to compete in their chosen discipline. The hard training doesn’t begin in Autumn, but requires endurance and fighting spirit throughout the whole year!

Dynafit cap in the design of RISE&FALL

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