The details of this Adventure World Championship were made public during the press conference that counted with the participation of the sports manager from the Ministry of Tourism, Santiago Miño, who stated that the Ministry’s objective is to position the country as an adventure destination world wide.
“Ecuador is an incomparable destination that has the best scenarios to develop this type of competitions, and the contestants can be witnesses of its beautiful landscapes”, emphasized Miño.
Santiago López, organizer of the Adventure World Championship assured that it is a true honor to host the adventure world championship in Ecuador, with the participation of teams from 20 countries, including France, Poland, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Colombia, United States and Argentina. They will go through 700 km in eight days of continuous race, where the contestants will combine trekking, rope, mountain biking, orientation and paddle.
The 50 teams will be made by four people with at least one female. Also, two of the team’s members have to be of the same nationality in order to officially represent a country with the flag.
Source: Ministry of Tourism