The 'Soul of Steel' challenge was launched in Uttarakhand

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 'Soul of Steel'The 'Soul of Steel' challenge was launched in Uttarakhand on January 14, which aims to test endurance at high altitude.

An overview of the news

  • It has been started on the lines of 'Ironman Triathlon' long distance triathlon challenge in Europe.

  • The effort is being led by Claw Global, a venture and supported by the Indian Army.

  • Soul of Steel aims at pooling skill sets and creating a challenge that will develop the human ability to stabilize, survive in high altitude areas.

  • Apart from life skill training and youth development, it will promote adventure tourism in Uttarakhand globally.

  • Initially, there will be 12 Indian participants and six international teams and the age profile to apply is 18 to 30 years.

  • The locations chosen are generally in the area of Nanda Devi National Park, which has many peaks over 7000 feet.

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