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Former Welsh international rugby player, Richard Parks, travels the world to undertake a series of the most arduous physical challenges known to man, culminating in his quest to become the fastest ever unassisted person to ski to the South Pole. Richard starts his epic worldwide journey in Nepal, where he battles to complete the Yak Attack - the toughest and highest mountain bike race on earth. Emotions run high as he takes part in the Jungle Ultra a gruelling race through the brutal and unforgiving terrain of the Peruvian Amazon. A 42-hour Ironman race through Snowdonias National Park known as the Double Brutal is his penultimate challenge before he sets off for the pole. In the final episode, Richard makes his solo 1140 km journey from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. Over 29 days he endures crippling cold and wind, in the worlds harshest environment. Xtreme Endurance: Race to the Pole is an authentic series about an authentic expedition, in which one man pushes his body and mind beyond the normal limits, and it is all the more gripping and inspiring for it.