FiO (Four in One*) 16 - 25 June 2022
927 km in 10 days...but I got ill so I could only skate the first 5 days (424 km).
*Parts of Four different tours in One.
Those who skated the first part of the tour from Neuenburg am Rhein to Seyssel/Roll'Athlon:
Ulf Haase, Jürgen Lutz, Christian Horstmann, Stanislav Pokorny, Ralf Dopf, Michael Seitz, Anita Zimmermann and
Thanks to Bernd Gutöhrlein for organizing the tour
(and to Stanislav Pokorny and Michael Seitz who helped him).
Thanks to Kalle Tasch who drove the escort car and served us in all kind of issues.
Day 1. Outside Neuenburg am Rhein.
Day 1. Along Le Canal Rhône au Rhin.
Day 1. Portable cooling system.
Day 2. Along Le Canal Rhône au Rhin.
Day 2. Arriving in Besançon.
Day 3. Entering Percée de Thoraise.
Day 3. Percée de Thoraise.
Day 3. Arriving in Dole.
Day 3. Picking up the number bibs for Roll'Athlon in Seyssel.
I was the only one in our group that hadn't participated in Roll'Athlon before.
Day 3. Pasta party in Seyssel the evening before Roll'Athlon.
Day 4. Roll'Athlon 101 km race.
It was no surprise that I couldn't keep up with the tempo of the pack I joined at the start, I lost them after 25 km and
skated the remaining 76 km alone...
Photo: Agnes St. Published here by courtesy of the photographer.
...but I was happy anyway.
Photo: C. Horstmann with my mobile phone camera.
Day 4. Bernd Gutöhrlein arriving at the finish line of the Roll'Athlon 101 km race.
Day 4. Anita Zimmermann and Christian Horstmann hanging around after the Roll'Athlon 101 km race.
Day 4. While waiting for the prize ceremony after the Roll'Athlon 101 km race Anita Zimmermann and
Christian Horstman were inspired by the disco music.
Day 5. Arriving in Geneva/Genève/Genf.
Day 5. In Geneva/Genève/Genf.
After the Roll'Athlon race four of the skaters went home. Instead Olaf Uhlig (third from right) joined the group.
Day 5. It had been the same temperature for almost five days.
Day 5. Along Lake Geneva/Lac Léman/Lac de Genève/Genfersee.
Day 6-10. I got ill and had to sit in the escort car for the remaining 5 days.
Day 6-10. My view from the back seat of the escort car the remaining 5 days.
On day 6 something had gone wrong when transfering a GPS-file and from the car we saw Olaf and Bernd taking
the wrong way.
Olaf Uhlig's breaking parachute.