The only competition which challenges participants to push the boundaries of their physical fitness in -4 degrees
Ski Dubai, Mall of The Emirates, Dubai
Friday 2nd October 2015, 8:00am
AED 250 Per Participant
What is the event for?
"Aligned with our ongoing commitment to giving back to the local community, we have created a challenge where all proceeds are donated to the Dubai Centre for Special Needs. This aims to ensure that children with disabilities receive the highest standards of service in specialized education and therapy.
The event also provides participants with the opportunity to be involved in a one-of-a-kind charitable event in a unique environment that tests the boundaries of physical endurance, mental strength, stamina and overall fitness."
Who is the event for?
"Anyone over the age of 15 is welcome to participate in the Ice Warrior Challenge. We have a large number of fitness enthusiasts signing up every year and, although a certain level of fitness is required for serious competitors, we also encourage individuals and teams to participate simply for the fun and unique experience."
What would you tell someone who has never attended the event?
"Participants must overcome a diversity of unique challenges and navigate through and around 15 or so obstacles in -4 degrees, all of which are new every year to add an element of surprise. This year’s course will include ice wall hurdles, tangled rope climbs, monkey bars, truck tire navigation and snow shovelling just to name a few."
"The event start timings will be sent to all participants 24 hours prior to the event. The first group will begin at 8:00am in 3 minute intervals."
Event Specific Questions:
What makes your event Special?
"It is the only competition which challenges participants to push the boundaries of their physical fitness in -4 degrees. Thanks to our Sponsors, all participants will also receive give-aways and vouchers. The Ice Warrior Challenge will crown one male and one female participant as first place winners. These winning warriors will each receive 3 nights stay at the Cristallo Hotel in Italy, a main sponsor of the event. Thanks to Ski Dubai’s airline sponsor, Air France/KLM, roundtrip economy tickets to the Italian resort will also be included. The first place prize also includes ground transfers to and from the airport as well as Ski Lessons at the resort. There will also be dinner and spa vouchers, gym memberships and various other exciting prizes for runner up participants."
What does the event offer that no other event does?
"For this event, the entire facility is transformed into a snowy obstacle course inside of the world’s largest indoor snow park. The unique commando assault course, featuring around 15 obstacles, pushes the boundaries of participants’ physical fitness in -4 degrees, while providing them with the opportunity to contribute towards a great cause and take advantage of a unique experience."
How many events will there be yearly?
"The event is held once annually."
How many events have been held in the past?
"This is the 6th consecutive Ice Warrior Challenge event."
What is the expected size of the event?
"At the moment, we are anticipating around 300 participants, however, we can host up to 400 with a late opening of the facility."
Author: Alex Pascoe
Author Bio: Alex is the head of operations and head trainer of Nutrition Souq (www.nutritionsouq.com). He is a certified personal trainer, self confessed fitness nut and entrepreneur, and is on a mission to make the UAE fitter, healthier and happier