Ice Warrior V charity challenges contestants with obstacles including 1982 Chevy automobile, icy wall hurdles, tangled rope course, monster truck tyre run and much more

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Published September 10th, 2014 - 06:42 GMT

Ski Dubai’s Ice Warrior Challenge is back for a fifth year and all set to take on fitness enthusiasts and health aficionados by offering a race that tests the boundaries of physical endurance, mental strength, stamina and overall fitness. Participants must overcome a diversity of unique challenges, as they complete the obstacle heavy course that includes ice wall hurdles, tangled rope climbs, truck tyre navigation, snow shoveling, and for the first time ever, a 1982 Chevy automobile placed on the snowcapped hills as the ultimate challenge. All proceeds from the Ice Warrior challenge will be donated to Dubai Centre for Special Needs, to help ensure that children with disabilities receive the highest standards of service in specialized education and therapy.

A unique charitable endeavor, the Ice Warrior V challenge will be held on Saturday, 1st of November at 8:00 am and registration is now open at Participants can compete as individuals or in teams of five, with the first place winners (male and female) claiming the coveted title of “Ice Warrior 2014”, in addition to receiving a flight to Amsterdam and two nights stay at SnowWorld  Landgraaf - the largest Ski dome in the world. All participants will also receive giveaways, vouchers from Ski Dubai and be entered into a draw to win the chance to fly to any destination in Europe, courtesy of Air France and KLM.

“Ski Dubai remains committed to giving back to the local community and we developed the concept of the Ice Warrior Challenge five years ago to provide guests the opportunity to participate in charitable giving in a totally unique environment. The event has gone from strength to strength and we encourage everyone to participate - although a certain level of fitness is required for serious competitors, others can participate simply to experience a unique obstacle course on the snowy hills of Ski Dubai,” commented Mr. Omar El Banna, Marketing and Sales Director for Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment.

Background Information

Ski Dubai

One of the UAE’s top visitor destinations, Ski Dubai has won plenty of awards since its opening in 2005. As one of the region’s best family-friendly attractions and lifestyle brands, Ski Dubai has been named the world’s best indoor ski resort for 2016 and 2017. 

At Ski Dubai’s Snow Park you can enjoy all the magic and fun of building your own snowman or just having fun in the snow! The 4,500-metre square Snow Park gives you the chance to go sledding and tobogganing or climb towers. You can also explore a beautiful indoor ice cave, and there are many activities for children and adults.

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