Saint Lucia Duo To Repeat Tri-Peak Challenge

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Julian Touissant and Jason Sayers will  set out to break their own record set  on July 25, 2020, when they climbed Mount Gimie, Petit Piton and Gros Piton in approximately 7 hours of actual climbing time. 

The climb, originally scheduled for Saturday, has now been postponed to a date to be announced.

 Mount Gimie, the highest peak in Saint Lucia, stands at 3,117 ft.

During their first outing, the two athletes completed the climb in 2 hour and 29 minutes and 19 seconds.

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The duo then moved onto Petit Piton, the least traversed and most treacherous of the 3 peaks which is 2,438 ft.

After completing the climb in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 19 seconds, Sayers and Toussaint continued their journey onto the final peak – Gros Piton at 2, 618.9 ft , conquering it  in 2 hours, 50 minutes and 40 seconds. 

Sayers told St Lucia Times that he and his climbing partner will be equipped on their new climb with items such as machetes, hydro packs and a first aid kit.

Blue Waters, Stamina Recovery and LLB are sponsoring the climb, Sayers disclosed.

Sayers is a decorated professional long distance runner and member of Golden Stars Club in Martinique and Road Busters in Saint Lucia.

Tousssaint, is a certified Massage and Colon Hydro Therapist, owner of JT Healing Therapy.

He is also a national karateka and fitness enthusiast, as well as a member of Road Busters Club.

NOTE: SINCE PUBLICATION OF THIS STORY WHICH ORIGINALLY SAID THE CLIMB WOULD TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY,  IT HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE NEW INFORMATION RECEIVED THAT THE CLIMB HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

Headline photo: Julian Touissant (L) and Jason Sayers

 

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