- Red Bull USA - Sports & Entertainment News | Teams & Athletes
- Adventure Sports
- Red Bull Human Express: The Journey Begins
Red Bull Human Express: The Journey Begins
- OCT 8, 2010
- Karl Meltzer
- About this Video
- Ultra trail runner Karl Meltzer embarks on his attempt to cross the Pony Express by foot for Red Bull Human Express. Crossing the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains from Sacramento, California to St. Joseph, Missouri will be a paramount accomplishment in Meltzer’s illustrious career. The Pony Express served as the premier mail service from east to west for 18 months in the 1860s and became the West’s best form of communication prior to the telegraph. While historically, the prairies, plains, deserts and mountains were crossed on horseback, Meltzer will attempt to navigate the more than 2,000 miles on foot through challenging terrain and unpredictable weather. He will rely solely on his wits, athleticism and endurance to push the boundaries of human potential.
Gigi Rüf Wins Red Bull Ultra Natural Feb 17, 2013
Last year's second-place-finisher Gigi Rüf has moved up to take the win at Red Bull Ultra Natural on Baldface Mountain today. Nicolas Müller and Bryan Fox rounded out the podium.
Running Hard, Where the Earth Meets the Sky Aug 17, 2012
Skyrunner World Series, in Colorado this weekend, is an extreme endurance race that takes place in some of the world's highest mountain ranges.
Watch Red Bull Human Express Sunday on CBS Jul 6, 2012
Feats don't get more impressive than Karl Meltzer's 2,000-mile trek along the Pony Express trail from Sacramento to Missouri -- one in which he averaged 50 miles a day.
Karl Meltzer's 2,064-mile Run on Universal Sports Apr 14, 2011
Tune into Universal Sports to watch ultra-marathon runner Karl Meltzer take on the 2,064-mile Pony Express Trail - from California to Missouri - for Red Bull Human Express.
Friday Favorites: Karl Meltzer Dec 17, 2010
Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer is one of the few people who look at marathons as just a warm-up. Find out what he claims as favorites when he's not putting in 100 miles on his feet...
Karl Meltzer Completes Red Bull Human Express Nov 9, 2010
After 40 days of running 50+ miles a day, Karl Meltzer completes the 2,064-mile Pony Express trail for Red Bull Human Express, putting his own characteristic stamp on the project with a 100-mile...