AXN plans to form and support an Indian team to participate in the Eco-Challenge for 2002-2003. Eco-challenge is an annual event, in which participant’s race 300 miles non-stop, 24 hours a day to a finish line. AXN is due to telecast the fifth Eco-Challenge from April 2 to 6, 2001, between 8 and 9 pm.
The Eco-Challenge, being televised on AXN is the fifth in the series, in which 75 teams from 26 countries are participating. Each team consists of four men and women. The members utilise only non-motorised transportation such as canoes, kayaks, mountain bikes, white water rafts, horses, their feet and climbing ropes. The course takes six to ten days to complete.