The Boring Company winning team for the Boring Company Competition announced!
TUM Boring Team, is the team that won the first ever, Not-A-Boring Competition. The TUM Teams, from ‘Technische Universität München’ have won other SpaceX Hyperloop competitions, in fact four consecutive times in the past. Sixty plus members and sixteen countries are represented on the TUM team. The hope of the Boring Competition outcome is to help alleviate city congestion with innovative Boring tunnels.
drill a 30m by 50cm wide tunnel as quickly and as accurately as possible.
The Not-A-Boring Competition started on September 6th. Participants assembled in Las Vegas, USA to compete. People from all over the world flew in to work with their teams.
On the #competitionsite it's really starting now!🚀— TUM Boring Team (@TUM_Boring) September 10, 2021
Another part of the team has arrived and we are now continuing to prepare the machine to have perfect conditions for a good #notaboringcompetition by @boringcompany & @elonmusk 💪🏻#innovation #technology
By September 12th, twelve final teams were left for the finals taken place in Las Vegas.
We successfully completed the third Day of the #notaboringcompetition! Here some impressions of our first approved subsystem checks!— Swissloop Tunneling (@swissloop_t) September 9, 2021
Erosion check ✅
Navigation check ✅
Soil Removal check ✅ pic.twitter.com/7xr103SdwU
Many of the teams had quite a big list of sponsors from transportation industry internationally. Swissloop Tunneling sponsors listed below. Not a small scaled or boring endeavor whatsoever.
Congratulations to TUM Boring for winning the inaugural Not-A-Boring Competition. Super impressive. Completed > 60 ft of tunnel during the competition…and they are still digging! pic.twitter.com/a7zUhGc7D2— The Boring Company (@boringcompany) September 13, 2021