Saturday 3rd August saw the first running of the XTri World Championships, held at the race series’ flagship event, the Norseman. In a change to the usual running of the event, a field of 42 pro athletes were invited to jump from the iconic ferry 5 minutes before the usual Norseman field, to take part in an exhilarating competition amongst the very best extreme endurance athletes in the world to be crowned XTri World Champion.