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Results Commentary : Microsoft UK Challenge 2009
Stage 1 - (ONE HUNDRED AND) 24
by Intelligent Sport Team
It was dark and you could feel the air was full of nervy excitement as the teams gathered, anticipating the noise of the air horn – signalling the of the start of the 2009 Microsoft UK Challenge. This year the event has made its way to Aberystw ....more

Stage 2 - Trucking Hell
by Intelligent Sport Team
Teams arrived at the stunning location of Nat yr Arian in good time for a 10.00am stage start. The sun managed to break its way through the clouds leaving perfect conditions for the day ahead.  Surrounded by beautiful forest, the teams looked su ....more

Stage 3 - Keep on Trucking
by Intelligent Sport Team
After a well-deserved lunch, teams regrouped for the 2nd stage of the day – ‘Keep on trucking’! That’s right, if they hadn’t had enough of racing around the gorgeous Nant yr Arian on foot, they now had to put their LGV l ....more

Stage 4 - Pentago
by Intelligent Sport Team
After a gruelling day out where the teams have spent no less than 5 hours running and biking in a trucking themed challenge, it was time to get their minds in gear with the final stage of day 2 – Pentago®. To kick off the intellectual actio ....more

Stage 5 - I May Be Some Time...
by Intelligent Sport Team
Day 3 opens with exciting news; there are merely minutes between the top 3 teams – AWE, Lloyds TSB and Airbus, the competition really is wide open! Muscles aching no doubt, teams made their way to the source of the River Severn – Hafran f ....more

Stage 6 - Intelligent Sport Frustration
by Intelligent Sport Team
After a much enjoyed few hours rest, the teams met up with their all important Senior Executives to exchange stories and start discussions on the evening stage – Intelligent Sport® frustration.

In this fastest-to-finish stage, th ....more

Stage 7 - Anoga One Bites The Dust
by Intelligent Sport Team
Despite Airbus taking a convincing lead coming into today (the final day), teams still had all to play for, one slip up and everything could change – this was particularly accurate given the first task for today – the famous build stage! ....more

Stage 8 - Intelligent Sport Grand Prix
by Intelligent Sport Team
After 7 gruelling and truly diverse stages it was time for the final stage, the now infamous Intelligent Sport® Grand Prix. Teams were anxious and excited - no matter how they had performed until now, the first 3 teams over the line in this stage ....more

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