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Training for the X-Alps in the City

July 1, 2005


Aidan Toase is currently training hard for the Red Bull X-Alps race, in which he will be flying a lightweight Ozone Mantra. Unfortunately the weather has not been great in the UK this year, so the flying aspect of his training has been limited. However, this has left Aidan with more time to train physically, something that is a definite requirement for the non-stop 800km race across the Alps.

Aidan lives in London where there are relatively few 2000m mountains nearby, so repeated ascents of the 200 foot tall Monument Tower have been the best substitute…