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Episode from the podcastBeyond the Ordinary

Audio diary from the world's toughest adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps

Released Tuesday, 13th July 2021
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Meet Belgian paraglider Tom de Dorlodot as he competes in the world’s toughest adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps. For 13 brutal days Tom battled weather, fatigue and demoralising setbacks as he sought to finish the 2021 competition.

We tracked him every step of the way as he hiked, ran, climbed and flew, placing microphones wherever we could without compromising his performance. Throughout his journey, he shares his experience of the physical and mental toll it takes to compete in Red Bull X-Alps.

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