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THE PURPOSE OF THE TEAM IS TO REVALIDATE THE TITLE OBTAINED IN THE 2009 VERSION

English team Helly Hansen – Prunesco, current world champion is seeking to revalidate its title obtained in 2009, in the 8th version of the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race which will be held from February 9th to 17th.

Prunesco, the Chilean company which is the largest dehydrated prunes producer and exporter in the country, is one of the main sponsors of the British team, consolidating in this manner its support to the team which is furthermore the World Champion of expedition races, title recently obtained in Portugal.

The race, one of the most extreme in the world, comprises a route of more than 600 kilometers starting in Primera Angostura and finishing in Port Williams, crossing a large portion of Tierra del Fuego. In total, teams must go through more than 10 mandatory check points along the way, in the four adventure sport disciplines the race will have, including (kayaking, trekking, bicycle and climbing). The team spending the lesser time shall be crowned as winner of the sport event where a total of 16 teams are participating, representing the United States of America, England, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Spain, Japan and Chile.

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