If you aren't following EA this year, you're missing arguably the most unique AR ever hosted.
Live tracking with multiple media links. http://www.kinetic-events.live/
Facebook will likely be more important than normal, maybe even more so than the tracking map. Scroll down on the FB feed a few posts to see an explanation for why the tracking map might be tough to make sense of.
"Live tracking - PLEASE READ
This years race is very unique. We are squeezing a 350km race into a 18 km (11 mi) long by 6.5 km (4.0 mi) wide island. See the attached image containing the suggested route and all checkpoints. You will agree that it would be impossible to follow. We are therefore only making the route visible in sections during the race.
Please note that even though the team positions auto-update, you will need to refresh your browser every now and again in order to view the route changes and checkpoints visible on the map.
As a general rule, the race is in a clockwise direction (transitions) but cycle and hiking legs could go in any direction. Some transitions are visited multiple times. The leaderboard (automated geofencing) will display the first recorded visit to each transition. The SPOT trackers will be operating on the edge of the Globalstar satellite network, so updates may be less frequent than usual (approx 20 minute intervals).
Expedition Africa 2019 Rodrigues will not only be an adventure for the competitors but also for you, our dot-watchers. Enjoy the journey!"
Just started a couple of hours ago. Sailing start, boats capsizing, steady winds...imagining the teams doing it again later in the race with all their gear, including bikes...could be some carnage. With all the salt water, this race could really destroy some bikes:(
Looks incredible though!