Ex pro cyclist and now CBD salesman Floyd Landis wants to race you on the new Race Republic Mt. Everest virtual training platform that will kick-off with an “Everesting Challenge” on 31 December.

Beginning 31 December participants can conquer Mount Everest virtually and on a photo-realistic gravel route of 80 kilometres with an average gradient of twelve percent or a 161 kilometres at six percent to reach the magical 8849 meters height of Mt. Everest. 

The courses go around Mt. Everest, including the Everest Base Camp, the Khumbu Icefall and the famous Hillary Step, plus the usual mix of sherpas, yaks and yetis.

Whoever is the first to break the Everesting record by 31 January 2022 on Race Republic will win $5000.  If there are multiple record breakers, the fastest will claim the cash.

If you are not looking to break records and just want to survive, you can interrupt your rides at any time and continue on another day in order to fully enjoy your “Everesting” experience. Everyone who rides 8849 vertical meters in altitude by January 31 will receive an Everesting medal and a T-shirt. “Everest Newbies” can choose to only go as far as the base camp at 4425 meters and earn a medal for that too.

Floyd Landis is sponsoring the challenge with his Floyd’s of Leadville CBD company, offering a CBD prize for the rider who can climb the most meters in an hour (VAM) by 31 January.

It is not known whether there will be real or virtual drug testing, but it is likely the 46 year-old Landis will ride using CBD… 

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