The whole object of the drawing of this Monday was to determine who will run with whom, and in which team.
ATHLETES THROW THEMSELVES INTO THE WATER
They were then able to test their future mount for the first time. Next time will be the day of the race.
What spice up the game: “I wanted to do something really fun, and then I think we’ll have fun What I finish the race or not, does not really matter What.. Which counts is to participate, and to highlight the cause for which we run , “said Simon Shaw, who fears that his 127 kg does not harm him.
DROWNING EVERY 85 SECONDS IN THE WORLD
The good cause in question is the construction of a training center for first aid and swimming in Burkina Faso. This center, housed in the former Monaco pavilion at the Universal Exhibition in Milan, will enable 1,000 high schools to be sensitized to aquatic risks and to learn swimming.
The objective is to fight against accidental drownings, which represent the third cause of death by accident in the world. One person drowns every 85 seconds in the world.
Princess Charlène of Monaco was keen to bring this fact to light and to do everything possible to remedy it. Thus, it is its foundation that is at the origin of its race, and the project of training center in Burkina Faso.