Multisport racing is a combination of races held back to back.Traditional multisport events included "Triathlon" (swim - bike - run), and "Duathlon" (run - bike - run). In recent years new multisport events have been developed. Recognized races now include:
|Triathlon ||Run - Bike - Swim |
|Off-road Triathlon ||Swim - Mountain Bike - Trail Run |
|Winter Triathlon ||Cross-Country Ski - Bike - Run |
|Duathlon ||Run - Bike - Run |
|Off-road Duathlon aka "Dirty Du" ||Trail Run - Mountain Bike - Trail Run |
|Winter Duathlon ||Cross-Country Ski - Freestyle Ski |
|Aquathon ||Swim - Run |
|Winter Quadrathon||Cross-Country Ski - Bike - Run - Snowshoe |
The newest form of multisport racing is referred to as "Adventure Racing". Adventure racing is extreme racing that goes beyond the traditional swim - bike - run, and can include a multitude of challenges in the wild from rafting rivers to rock climbing.
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"Multisport" apparel, refers to clothing that is designed to reduce transition time between the various legs of a race, by allowing an athlete to perform a combination of sports, such as running, biking and swimming, without having to change into clothing designed specifically for each individual sport. The garments that an individual athlete chooses to wear for a particular race, is usually based on the type of race, length of the race, and weather conditions.
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