On October 27th, Spain’s Ruben Ruzafa and New Zealand’s Nicky Samuels won the 2013 XTERRA World Championship. For Ruzafa it was his second XTERRA World title, and Samuels took the title in her XTERRA World Championship debut.
Beverly Watson of Priddis, Alberta won the Women’s 60-64 division in 4:15:06 – her sixth age group World title. While, Calvin Zaryski of Calgary, Alberta won the Men’s 45-49 division in 2:58:32 – his fifth age group title.
More than 800 endurance athletes from around the world participated in the 18th annual off-road triathlon on the island of Maui. The course consisted of a 1.5-kilometer (1-mile) rough water swim, a 30.4-kilometer (18.89-miles) mountain bike and a 9.5-kilometer (5.9 miles) trail run best described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.
Here is the highlight video from the 2013 XTERRA World Championship: