Run, ride bike, or kayak for the Living Tisa!
Hidvégi-Üstös Pál, the Ambassador of the Tisa, who was the first to swim cross the river (total 852 km, 33 days in 2006) and was also the first to put the base of a Tisa co-operation by running more than 1000 kms from the spring to the estaurine and having almost 4000 people running with him, and meeting and consulting with more than a 100 mayors and hundreds of NGOs, local citizens.
Together for the Living Tisza! programme announced in the Parliament
The opening conference of the TÁJ-KÉP programme about Tisza future vision building
(more information www.elotisza.hu) was supported by Katalin Szili, chairman of the
Hungarian Parliament. More than 280 participants had taken part at the event among
others members of the Environmental Committee, academicians and the newly elected
chairman of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, NGOs and mayors of villages and cities
located by the Tisza river. Hidvégi-Üstös Pál had introduced the Together for the
Living Tisza! programme and asked the MPs, the NGOs, mayors to sign the declaration put
together with SZÖVET (Alliance for the Living Tisza) and to run a shorter distance
together with him. Pál had ensured the politicians that they can set the pace.
Sahara project launched
Hidvégi-Üstös Pal would like to be the first running cross the Grand Sahara in 2009. Pal facing more than 9000 kms and several sights to see, rock paintings, ancient cities, fortresses. Among others his Excellency the Minister for Youth and Sport in Sudan is supporting the programme. We had spent a week in Sudan from 16th March to prepare the project. Our local partner Mohamed Hussein, who is managing one of the most important NGO sin Sudan hosted us.
Adventure Academy, guest of the travel show
Hidvégi-Üstös Pál and the Adventure Academy were guests of the Travel Show of Nyiregyháza. We thank Attila Szabó for the invitation. Had introduced the only adventure race of Hungary, the Cross Hungary Adventure (organised from 25 – 27 July this year) and our next event the 1050 km Tisza running launched in May.
Cross Hungary Adventure
Information and photos about the 4th race of Cross Hungary Adventure will be on the site this week. You can read articles about the program in the
September issue of OutdoorSport Magazine,
September issue of Bringa Magazin,
October issue of CKM
Check the program of the Sport1 on the www.sport1tv.hu site for the Kalandsport Magazin. In September there will be a half an hour report on the 4th Race.
In October we organize a presentation about the Cross Hungary Adventure. All racers and everybody interested are welcome. The date and the venue will be given soon.
Cross Hungary Adventure 2007 will be organized in September as a single 5 days race with a brand new route. The detailed information will be on the site this December.
850 kms swim on the Tisza river
From 5th September 2006. Paul Hidvégi-Üstös will be swimming on the Tisza from Bustyna
in Ukraine to Stari Slankamenig in Serbia, approx. 850 kms. You can find all
preliminary information on the site and will keep you informed continuously.
A portrait will be aired by Pali in RTL Klub Fókusz, and also written in the
Népszabadság and CKM. As soon as we know the exact dates will put on the site.
Extreme Arica Expedition
The international expedition will depart on 5th March 2007. from Cape Town and will
arrive in Alexandria in August. Extreme athletes’ applications are welcome from Slovakia,
Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovenia, Saudi-Arabia, Russia and Ukrainie.
Please send your sport CV and after reviewing the program on the site,
your motivation about taking part at the program. Total costs of one athlete from
each country is covered by the sponsors of the expedition (23,000 USD). Additional
6 places are still free. If you are ready for the biggest challenge of your life can
take part at the program. Participation fee is 23,000 USD. All information about the
expedition are available on the site.