Extreme Wales

Extreme Wales with Richard Parks : Series 1

The accomplished athlete and former Welsh international rugby player Richard Parks takes us on a journey through the dramatic and challenging country of South Wales. In this special one hour programme "Extreme Wales with Richard Parks" filmed for BBC Wales takes Richard across the length and breadth of his native homeland.

The record breaking athlete runs, rides, climbs and rows his way between South Wales and North Wales, facing unique challenges that put his resolve and endurance to the test.

His dramatic journey pushes his endurance to the limit and takes him from the highest mountains and biggest rivers in South Wales to the highest mountain Snowdon in North Wales. Along the way he meets amazing individuals who have overcome their own personal and life challenges with incredible drive and tenacity to bring about success. He discovers what gives them the motivation to succeed.

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