ritvars kalnins, the powerful latvian, missed the cutoff on 37.

for him the end came quickly.

canadian eric deshaies suffered a more lingering end,

being another backyarder suffering from nausea.

he returned after starting the 38th yard.

switzerland’s nima javahere followed soon after.

now 53 are left to contend for the title of last man on earth.


ironically, the road seems to be taking a bigger toll than the trail did,

although the truth is that the drops are the result of accumulated damage.