Are these the toughest athletes ever????

Saturday was the day of  Celtman! Extreme Scottish Triathlon. Taking place in Wester Ross

First a 3.8k swim in cold, deep, jelly infested Atlantic waters ……. Yikes!

Then bike 202k along stunning Highland roads

Next run 42k through an ancient drovers pass over the Beinn Eighe mountain range, completing 2 MUNROS! Yep you heard right ……. 2 MUNROS (that’s 2 mountains at 3,000 feet (914 metres) each!!!!!)

Wowsers!!!!!

Check out the links below to see some amazing photo’s of previous events

http://www.cxtri.com

http://www.facebook.com/cxtri

 

photo courtesy of cxtri.com

39 nations were represented in this years challenge with the male winner being Lasse Finstad of Norway completing the course in 11 hours and 42 minutes. The female winner was Bonnie Van Wilgenburg completing in 13 hours and 13 minutes, knocking 45 minutes off the course record.

It’s not just Scotland that hold this intense challenge, Celtman is part of the allXtri family which consists of Norseman Xtreme Triathlon and the Swissman Xtreme Triathlon.

We saw several of the competitors pass the house on the cycle part of the route. It was a great day for it, bright & dry. They must be loopy. Good day to be a spectator!!!!

Anyone fancy giving it a go next year???????

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