Poole Audi Hex-treme, one of the UK s most innovative and challenging

sporting events is heading for its third year on Sunday 7th September 2003

and entry forms for this unique six-leg sporting event are now available.

Due to the outstanding success of the first two years, organisers have

increased the number of spaces to 45 with the addition of a separately

scored women s race for 15 women. The men s race will now enable 30

entrants to compete. At this one-day event, based across Poole s Sandbanks

beach, competitors will gain aggregate scores across the event s six

disciplines sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, cycling, and

running. Each leg is contested separately and carries a point score based

on finishing position.

Offering a prize fund of #1300, the level of competition is set to increase

yet again this year with competitors hoping to knock reigning champion of

two years, Richard Vail, off the top position. Hotel Group, FJB continues

its support as a sub sponsor of the event and Fitness First has also

confirmed their continued support for this year s event giving annual

membership as prizes for the winners. For the first time this year, new

retailer to the region, Cotswold Outdoor, the UK s award winning chain of

outdoor clothing and equipment stores, are also introduced as sub sponsors

by providing vouchers for the top man and woman and goodie bags for every


David Kelly, managing director of Poole Audi, says; Since last year s event

we ve had great interest from potential participants and we are delighted to

announce the availability of the application forms for the 2003 event. Each

year we are seeing standards raised in every aspect of Hex-treme and we have

increased the number of positions to try and reduce disappointment. It will

be exciting to see 45 competitors take up the challenge to gain the top


Entry forms are available from liz@lizleanpr.co.uk or can be downloaded from

www.pooletourism.com. An entry fee is required to determine commitment and

for any further information please contact Liz Lean PR on 01202 701828.