• Marathon des Sables

    A blind entrant in the marathon

  • Marathon des Sables
  • Marathon des Sables
  • Marathon des Sables
  • Marathon des Sables

Marathon des Sables

Inspired by one man’s delirious Saharan walkabout, the 150-mile “Marathon of the Sands” has grown into a footrace of epic proportions. Altogether 595 top athletes, adventurers and masochists from 28 countries competed in the 14th annual Marathon des Sables. Myself and my Candide colleagues equipped and trained a 14-person field team to cover the week-long event, and planned all aspects of the location production. In the field, Candide producers and technicians worked with Quokka Sports personnel to deliver a constant stream of thousands of media assets, including photographs, articles, audio, video and global positioning data.

Date: 1998 Client: Quokka Sports Topics: Culture & Entertainment
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