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  • You may use one or two photos from Markus Marthaler with proper credit and link back to, however, using bulk photos is prohibited. Please contact for permission if you would like to use more than a couple photos. Copying full post’s text is strictly prohibited.

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  • Markus Marthaler reserves the right to modify or replace these terms of service at any time.


  • is a website used to inspire sports, especially triathlon. Please understand that I am not an outdoor/travel/adventure professional and I make mistakes like all people. I do my best to fact check all the material I write about, but rules, regulations, and destinations change, so it is important that you verify all information found on Markus Marthaler before relying on it. 

  • Use common sense when I do sport activities. Markus Marthaler will not be held responsible for your injury, loss, or damage while participating in an activity that I recommended on

  • I cannot guarantee you the same results when traveling to locations posted on this website.

  • While my goal is to create accurate information and update it when we find any errors, you must understand that the information presented on may not be 100% correct.

  • Use the information on this site at your own risk.


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