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World’s toughest adventure race, Redbull X-Alps, is Iridium Connected®

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On Sunday, July 7, one of the world’s toughest adventure races started – Redbull X-Alps. The concept is simple: athletes test their endurance by racing from Salzburg to Monaco, over 1000 kilometres, by foot or paraglider. Some athletes will hike over 100km a day!

Possibly their most important piece of equipment, Red Bull X-Alps athletes are equipped with a Pieps Global Finder – an Iridium Connected GPS tracking and messaging device. This device, rugged enough to withstand punishing conditions, will make the race safer for athletes and make it possible to track their progress.

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Join us by following this exciting adventure! Check out the progress of the top 3 athletes on the map below:

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