2023MRS International Events Review

  • 2023.2-MRS & New Zealand Godzone Adventure Race

    Heaven and hell await athletes in Godzone, one of the toughest competitions in the world.

    The prestigious World Adventure Racing Championship attracts hundreds of explorers around the world to Lake Te Anau, located in the mountains of the southwestern South Island of New Zealand. Competitors raced around the clock for four and a half to five days, including hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and packrafting through bushland and open terrain.
    The terrain of this event allowed the team to make a trip to a higher mountaintop, the athlete will spent less time in the forest.

  • 2023.4-MRS America-Expedition Ozark

    Expedition Ozark is a test of endurance, teamwork and willpower.

    The inaugural 2023 race covers 390 miles of the Ozark region in northwest Arkansas, passing the region’s best rivers, lakes, hiking trails and, of course, world-famous singletrack . The incredible scenery and rugged terrain attract adventurers.
    The participating teams completed the event in 5 days through hiking/long-distance running, mountain biking, packrafting, and climbing.

  • 2023.4-MRS & Belgium packraft Gathering Belgian championship

    This is the Belgian championship, a packraft gathering held by Belgian organizer Luc Van Ouytsel.

    The MRS Alligator 2S(pro) and Viking self bailer packraft are used in the competition, MRS sponsored gifts for each team and prizes for the winners.

  • 2023.5-MRS &Canada- Expedition Canada

    Expedition Canada is a six-day adventure event around the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia in western Canada. Events include hiking, trail running, mountain biking, kayaking and more.
    The team traversed 540 kilometers of grueling road, past impressive lakes, rugged alpine peaks, and world-famous rock formations, experienced deserts and snow-capped peaks, and crossed forests, waterways, upland pastures and grid walks.
    This is an exciting but challenging game that everyone is unforgettable.
    MRS provided sponsorship and prizes for the entire competition, including a Barracuda R2 pro for the winner, a bow bag for the second place, 2 fishing seats for the third place, and an MRS peripheral set for each athlete.

  • 2023.7-MRS Finland-Kaircross Vätsäri

    Kaircross Vätsäri are held in the largest city of Finland, INARI, Sevettijärvi, a village of approximately 350 inhabitants approximately 120 kilometers north along the Eastern Arctic Ocean Highway. This is a race paradise for hikers and endurance enthusiasts. The prerequisite for the competition is that you have the ability to survive alone in the wild for at least three days. The competition team is composed by participators and their parents. In this event they challenged themselves and enjoyed the wonderful outdoor activities.

    In the water part of this competition, some teams used packraft and brought the necessary equipment to complete the competition together. It is deserving of celebration that Team Melomo (MRS Finnish distributor) won the championship in this event.