Hare Scramble hard enduro takes toll on riders
Three X Games Enduro X competitors swept the podium June 2 at the Erzberg Rodeo's grueling Red Bull Hare Scramble in Austria.
Two-time X Games Enduro X gold medalist Taddy Blazusiak couldn't compete because of an injury, but Graham Jarvis took first, Andreas Lettenbichler claimed second and Alfredo Gomez notched third in the hard enduro race made more difficult by heavy rains.
Check out the video above and the photo gallery below to see why it's been called the toughest single-day endurance race in the world. Five hundred riders started the race but only 14 managed to finish before the four-hour time limit.
Erzberg Rodeo photo gallery
Touted as the toughest single-day race in the world, the Red Bull Hare Scramble at the Erzberg Rodeo had just 14 riders finish out of 500 June 2 in Austria. Browse through the gallery of its watery start, steep climb and rocky, hard enduro terrain.