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How to watch the Xterra World Championship

Multisport racing's most prestigious off-road event, the Xterra World Championship in Maui, Hawaii, takes place this weekend, featuring a stacked professional field along with age-group qualifiers from around the world.

Defending women’s champion Lesley Paterson. Photo: xterraplanet.com

Hawaii will host another multisport world championship this weekend – this time the grand-daddy of off-road racing, the Xterra World Championship in Maui. This is the 24th running of the event that began in 1996 and remains the world’s most prestigious off-road triathlon.

You can watch this weekend’s race live on TriathlonLive – see below for the airtimes in your region:

You can also watch the race on FacebookLive:

The race, which is based at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui’s northwest coast, consists of a 1.5-km swim, a 31-km mountain bike with 3,500 feet of climbing through the West Maui Mountains, followed by a 10.5-km trail run.

The race will include 650 professional and amateur athletes from 42 countries who have qualified for the race at one of the more than 100 qualifying races around the world. The pro prize purse is US$100,000.