0 Comments Cape Town’s Ryan Sandes Wins The Atacama Crossing

Article written by the brilliant Sean Lloyd on the 15 Mar 2010

Crisis this guy is hectic! From Sport24:

South Africa’s Ryan Sandes has confirmed his status as the world’s premier long distance runner with victory in the Atacama Crossing in Chile.

Sandes overall time for the six-day event was 23:58:39 – a staggering five hours and 44 minutes ahead of the second place finisher.

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Ryan Sandes — Rocking the Oakley Jawbone sunglasses

The Atacama Crossing is part of the “4 Deserts” which was named by TIME magazine as No 2 on its list of the Top 10 Endurance Competitions in the world.

Sandes, 28, who was educated at SACS in Cape Town, is a previous winner of both the Gobi and Sahara races.

So well done to Ryan, that is nothing short of phenomenal!

Click here for the Atacama Crossing website.

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