Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org Wins Checkpoint Tracker Adventure Racing National Championship


November 3, 2010 – (Taylors, SC) – Checkpoint Tracker Adventure Racing today announces team Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org as the winner of the twenty eight hour race that began on October, 29, 2010 in Moab, Utah. The four person coed elite team including Shane Hagarman, Mark Lattanzi, Jennifer Moos and Charlie Roberts from Salem, Virginia crossed the finish line at 5:19 am MDT after 21 hours and 19 minutes of racing across a 110-mile course. The impressive course included river boarding, kayaking, trekking, ascending, a Tyrolean traverse, rappelling, canyoneering, orienteering and mountain biking.

“We have had a phenomenal year racing in the Checkpoint Tracker series and have been looking forward to the National Championship in Moab since July,” said, Shane, team captain of Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org. “Wow, between the river boarding, breathtaking scenery during the trek, stellar ropes, riding the Slick Rock Trail at night, and racing head to head against the best teams in the country, it was an unforgettable experience. 2011, here we come. Thanks to Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org, all our sponsors, Gravity Play and Checkpoint Tracker.”

For taking first place in the Coed Elite division, team Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org will be awarded $5,000 cash, shoes from Hi-Tec, watches from Tech4o, limited edition knives from SOG Knives & Tools and Terrain Navigator software from MyTopo.com.

The second place team in the Coed Elite division was DART-nuun-SportMulti earning $3,000 and a custom gear package. Third place went to Team Gore-Tex whom will receive $2,000 and a custom gear package.

“Odyssey Adventure Racing-IMONPoint.org have been fierce competitors all year with multiple top five finishes at Checkpoint Tracker events,” said Paul Angell, President of Checkpoint Tracker. “They raced fast and smart here in Moab, on a very challenging course, against the toughest field of competitors assembled at one event all year. We commend their skill, athleticism and sportsmanship. They are truly champions in every sense of the word.“

For a full list of race result including all divisions, please refer to http://www.checkpointtracker.com/2010-Final-Results.xlsx.pdf.

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