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- 08 Feb, 2013

Yak Attack Special Update

Ex Welsh international rugby player turned adventure athlete, Richard Parks, is racing the 2013 North Face Yak Attack and its being filmed for a documentary to appear on Channel 5 UK!!

Richard, an ex Welsh int’l ruby player turned adventure athlete will compete in the Yak Attack, the world’s highest mountain bike race in March.


11 STAGES - 400KM - 12000M OF ASCENT

Experience Nepal up close and dirty, no luxuries!
Just you, your bike and 400km of some of the most brutal terrain on earth. 
From the hot and dusty lowland foothills, 
To the snow covered, oxygen thin, Thorong La pass (5416m), 
YAK ATTACK will test you to the max, both mentally and physically!


“It’s going to be an awesome year!” stated Richard.  “To say I am amped is an understatement.  I have three big physical and psychological challenges in their own right to undertake which will form vital preparation for my next world first expedition.  I am thrilled that Channel 5 will be capturing it all on camera so I can share the journey with everyone.”


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