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Three Border Triathlon - 1140km in 1 month (finished)

Join a Team, EC CommunityJames HipkissComment

P.S The Venture is finished, it has been a challenging one including the logistics and organisation. Read more here of what went wrong :) may be you can learn something for your next mission.

On the 11th of April I am leaving London to embark on my mission - the Three Border Triathlon - a triathlon that crosses 3 countries, including a 550Km swimin Germany along the second largest river in Central Europe. I signed up for a half-ironman in September and thought - how can I train and be adventurous at the same time - the answer: doing a triathlon to cross countries I have not been. I will start at Lake Geneva and cross Switzerland by bike (rough distance of ~400km) either along the 'Alpine Panorama Route' or the 'Midland Route'. Arriving at Lake Constance i am going to make my way to Donauschlingen and there the swim transition starts - 550km swimming downstream the Danube - the second largest river in Central Europe.

Once the river touches the Austrian border the run transition begins, crossing Austria (~315Km). Aim of the project is to raise funds and engage locals to join me, share their stories of the village and document the trip with entertaining and valuable video entries.

http://www.nadinehorn.com/threebordertriathlon