Before you know it, the XTerra World Championship will be happening on Maui on the 28th of October. With athletes like four time world champion Conrad 'the Caveman' Stoltz already on Maui training, you can bet the competition for the $20K prize for winnning the 2012 XTerra world championship will be intense! With the off-road triathlon in the second year at Kapalua, the 2012 XTerra championship courses have been modified and tweaked to challenge the athletes. Check out the new 2012 XTerra running course at the right!
With many of the XTerra athletes and fans beginning to arrive on Maui after competing in last weekend’s Ironman over on the Big Island of Hawaii, XTerra excitement in West Maui is growing by the day! Below, you’ll find more news and information about the 2012 XTerra championship.
For the XTerra World Championship athletes competing on Maui for the first time, the ocean swim can be a little intimidating when compared to the usual fresh water XTerra swimming courses. A water safety briefing has been made available from the Maui county lifeguards. You’ll find an updated XTerra course map with a run course profile after the Water Safety video:
Take a look at last week’s Maui bike blog article for details about how to watch the XTerra running and bike racing via the on course cameras and where to park (DT Flemming beach) for the XTerra. Use our list of 8 Tips for the 2012 XTerra World Championship and stop in our West Maui bike shop in Lahaina (click the link for directions with map).
The latest 2012 XTerra World Championship course with bike and running course profiles:
The 2012 XTerra Run Course Profile:
Use the comments section below to let us know who you think will win the 2012 XTerra. For a little help, take a look at Kahuna Dave’s predictions of who the Maui XTerra World Championship winners will be. Curious which athletes competed on Kona and are competing on Maui? Take a look at the Hawaiian Airlines ‘Doublers’ to find out!
Will you be on Maui for the 2012 XTerra World Championship? Bike rentals are going fast! For the best choice of XTerra bike rentals on Maui, be sure to reserve your rental bike ahead of time. Choose your bike rental, specify the bike size and dates you’ll be renting. Your bike rental will be ready and waiting for you to pick up at our bike shop in Lahaina, West Maui Cycles. Make a Maui bicycle rental reservation NOW: