Talus is thrilled to add another super extreme event to our sponsorship roster. The Siberian Black Ice Race across Lake Baikal in Siberia is just finishing. The ColdAvenger sponsored team: Team Deutschland has made an impressive finish.
Here’s a description of this challenging event from the event website:
“Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest ice lake and billed as ‘the world’s most terrifying lake’ with an eerily spooky covering of black tormented ice. In the world’s most ancient and beautifully remote city of Irkutsk, competitors compete in an entirely new category of endurance racing, in either the 379 mile marathon or the 155 mile sprint using a range of non-motorized forms of transport such as bike, ski, foot, skates and kite-ski. They have to be self-sufficient on the ice with temperatures as low as -40 degrees C and winds of up to 100km/h.”
Please go to the Extreme World Races blog site to read the full updates of the progress, and to learn more about the race.
Here is a gallery of photos from the Siberian Black Ice Race website.