Kayaking from seattle to sydney

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Kayaking from seattle to sydney

  1. 1. Technology Entrepreneurship Venture Lab 2012
  2. 2. Are you adventurous?Do you think triathlons are not challenging enough?
  3. 3. Does being in middle of an ocean with no sight of land get your adrenaline rushing?
  4. 4. We present to you a race that will make Tour de France and Quadrathlons seem like child’s play. A race to test the pinnacle of your endurance levels.
  5. 5. A race stretching across 2 continents,covering over 7,700 miles and spanning over 100 days. A race that trumps it all.
  6. 6. Kayaking from Seattle to Sydney.
  7. 7. 7,758 miles. $500,000 prize money. 100 days.Teams from 20 countries. 4 stops on land.Adventure of a lifetime.
  8. 8. Note: A ship (hereafter referred to as base) will be accompanying the participants carrying all the supplies (inc food, water, first aid kit, clothing and other basic needs). A fixed distance (predefined) in a certain direction will be assigned to the participants every day. After completion of which they are expected to return to the base and rest till the next day. There will be 4 major halts on land. We’ll be staying at each halt for 2 days
  9. 9.  Winner will be decided based on the cumulative time for all the individual day races. In case of a tie the person with most number of individual race wins will be declared the winner. The base crew will have sufficient number of care takers, operators, doctors, chefs and other staff members – number will be based on the participation. Winners will be final and will be based on the sole discretion of organizers.
  10. 10.  In case of a tsunami, tornado or any other natural calamity, the race will be suspended and may or may not resume. All participants will have life insurance cover of 100,000$ and accident and medical insurance cover of 50,000$ during the course of the entire race. Organizers have the right to change the course, modify the rules or cancel the race.

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