Davisite will fly high over the Alps
Honza Rejmanek of Davis takes off from a barren slope near Davos, Switzerland, during the 2013 X-Alps race. Red Bull/Courtesy photo
One of the world’s most demanding races — physically and mentally — will include a Davis resident once again.
Honza Rejmanek, a UC Davis graduate and an atmospheric scientist, is competing for the fifth time in the X-Alps race, which starts Sunday morning in Salzburg, Austria.
The race requires athletes to complete a 1,000-kilometer race course using only their own bodies — flying or hiking. The course covers the entire span of alpine mountains from Austria through Germany, Italy and France, ending on a raft in the Mediterranean Sea off Monaco. Continue Reading