Expedition adventure race XPD Bay of Fires began near St Helens

GRUELLING: A team taking part on the Townsville XPD last year. Picture: James Pitman
GRUELLING: A team taking part on the Townsville XPD last year. Picture: James Pitman

Australia‚Äôs great expedition race, XPD, began at Akaroa on March 18.

Endurance athletes from all over the world came to Tasmania to participate, including teams from the United States, Singapore, Sweden, New Zealand, and Hong Kong.

Australian team Tri-Adventure Antelopes, consisting of Damon Goerke, Elizabeth Dornom, Tom Chadbourne, and Dave Schloss, lead the race from the beginning.

On Tuesday afternoon, some teams were riding through the Tin Trail near Weldborough.

Other teams continued to trek up and along Ben Lomond.

To track the athletes live, head online to live.arworldseries.com/xpd2018/.

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