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What happens in Malta… stays here! Find out what really happened during the SLT Race weekend in Malta.
Throwing the traditional swim-bike-run sequence out the window the Triple Mix shuffles the disciplines over 3 stages. Tactics for survival are fierce and athletes are eliminated from the race if they fall more than 90 seconds behind.
Short Chute also comes into play in Stage 1 and Stage 2. Mistakes in this format are costly and the fight to stay in the race will be the focus. Nothing will be left on the course! At the end of each stage, athletes enjoy a 6 to 10 min. break based on the first athlete’s arrival time.
Athletes have a mass start and race a swim-bike-run.
Athletes have a mass start and race a run-bike-swim.
Based on their times over those races, it’s a Pursuit Style Start for the final bike-swim-run.
The Enduro is considered the most brutal format of all. Requiring endurance and tactics, the Enduro is a non-stop burst of swim-bike-run-swim-bike-run-swim-bike-run (9 continuous stages) without any breaks.
The added element of speed is tied into the race demands of The Enduro, with the slowest athlete at the end of each discipline being eliminated immediately. The easiest way to think about it is swim-bike-run repeated 3 times in a row without breaks in between. The added element of speed is tied into the race demands of the Enduro, with the slowest athlete eliminated immediately at the end of each discipline. The winner is the first athlete across the finish line upon completion of the entire race sequence.
Athletes have a mass start. SBRx3 without breaks.
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