Conquering the Atacama Crossing (Chile)

30 March - 5 April 2008

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Atacama Finish line photos…

April 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Jocelyn & Stéphane finishing in style!
   
Video of Jocelyn being interviewed hasn’t been posted on the Official Atacama site yet…. we’ll have to keep watching for it!
Summary of the final :Stage 6 – 10.4km Competitors spent yesterday resting after a grueling 70-plus kilometer stage.  Birthdays were celebrated with special birthday cakes; an astronomer came out to give […]

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The Final Results!

April 6th, 2008 · No Comments

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Stephane LaPorte
Male

  Fr/HK
06:12:13-
06:58:20-
06:40:52-
07:33:02-
14:00:09-
01:04:03-
42:28:39

45
Jocelyn E.C. Chow
Female

  Hong Kong
08:38:46
09:40:21
09:36:38
11:09:39
17:50:05
01:44:49
58:40:18

 How amazing were they!!!
 Rob and Dean came in as a tie on the Stage 6 at 00:53:52!  Finishing with Dean  first and Rob James a very respectable #2

1
Dean N. Karnazes
Male

  United States
04:28:00
05:45:46
05:01:20
06:26:45
09:14:01
00:53:52
31:49:44

 2
Rob D. James
Male

   UK/HK
04:30:16-
05:15:29-
05:35:52-
05:46:18-
10:24:19-
00:53:52-
32:26:06
 

3
Johan Petersen
Male

  New Zealand
04:35:24
05:50:23
05:42:28
05:51:28
10:58:57
00:53:52
33:52:32

  
 

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Donations received!

April 6th, 2008 · No Comments

A huge thank you to Kish Gill for HKD 1,000: In honor of Stéphane’s amazing Atacama Crossing

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Stage 6 completed!

April 6th, 2008 · No Comments

No new results times or photographs have been posted other than this breaking news bulletin: 
2:45 pm, 5 April, San Pedro de Atacama: The final stage has concluded. Chilean Juan Encina won the 9.7-kilometer Stage Six. American Dean Kaznares wins the overall Atacama Crossing 2008 race. Awards will be given at the race banquet later tonight. 

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Stage 6 is underway…

April 5th, 2008 · No Comments

9:13 am, 5 April, Town Square, San Pedro de Atacama: The competitors will set off in three starts today, and are expected to finish by 1 pm in the Town Square. American Dean Karnazes is expected to win the Atacama Crossing 2008, and Briton’s Mimi Anderson is expected to win the women’s division. Team Trifecta […]

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Some Photos from Stage 5

April 5th, 2008 · No Comments

climbing, trudging, descending, helping …

… and preparing for Stage 6… 
 

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Stage 5 - All have finished - results are in!!

April 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Stéphane has completed Stage 5 in 14:00:09 for an overall time of 41:24:36 putting him in 18th place out of the 63 left in the race…!

Jocelyn got through Stage five in 17:50:05 for an overall time of 56:55:29 moving her up into 44th place!!

Rob James has come in as second place holder behind Dean Karnazes of the US with […]

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Stage 5 - Summary

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Race results have not been posted yet - but a summary has:
From RacingThePlanet
Daily Update: Stage Five
 
It’s an infamous slog through the night for all but the fastest competitors in Stage Five, otherwise known as The Long Day, a double-length stage that stretches 73 kilometers through the Atacama and many different parts of its varied terrain. […]

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Great Videos:

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Stage 4 Part 1 video has been posted: Jocelyn is at the very end of it.
Main Video page link click here
For the Official Atacama Crossing Photo Gallery which is constantly being updated: click here
For Sunbeam Photo Gallery click here. 
 

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Stage 5 - 12 have finished - trouble with the night glow sticks!

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Breaking news on Stage 5 - below the pictures…..
  Stéphane on the salt flats….. 

    

Jocelyn in the base camp 

  

Jocelyn: Yesterday from Stage 4:

   

Stage 5 : Breaking News 

Breaking News Archive: Time:  April 4th 2008 03:36:00 AM9:35 pm, 3 April, Stage Five Finish Line: Twelve hours after the start, twelve runners have crossed the finish line for Stage Five. 

Time:  April […]

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