Laura Bingham lead a world-first expedition to navigate the Essquibo river in South America from source to sea in 2018.
From its remote jungle source in the Acarai Mountains on Guyana’s southern border with Brazil, the Essequibo River flows north through rainforest until it meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Still only in her mid-twenties, Laura led a team of two other women, Ness Knight and Pip Stewart, through tough terrain to find the source on foot and then paddled down the river negotiating rapids and waterfalls through stunning jungle with rich biodiversity regularly spotting caiman, jaguars and various species of monkey along the way.
Endurance adventure athlete Sean Conway is attempting to break the World Record for the fastest crossing of Europe by bicycle.
Starting on 16 April in Cabo de Roca on the west coast of Portugal, Sean is attempting to cycle 4,500 miles across Europe, finishing at the Russian town of Ufa in less than 25 days. As those who follow Sean's adventures will guess, Sean is not doing this the easy way! The attempt is unsupported and Sean will be carrying all of his kit with him along the way.
Sean posts photos with updates on his twitter feed - he is cycling long hard days! He appreciates every tweet of support.
It can be addictive watching his progress on this live tracker! Go Sean go... Follow Sean's World Record Attempt here
World-record setting yachtswoman Dee Caffari is leading Turn the Tide on Plastic (#TTTOP) a mixed, youth-focused team with a strong sustainability message in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18.
Dee's Volvo Ocean Race campaign is backed by the Mirpuri Foundation and Ocean Family Foundation and dedicated to the issue of ocean health. The campaign is also supported by Sky Ocean Rescue who, as a media partner to the team, are helping raise awareness of the issues our oceans face. #OceanHeroes
The team’s guiding mission is to amplify United Nations Environment’s 'Clean Seas: Turn the Tide on Plastic' campaign throughout the eight months of the race.
Starting in October 2017, there are 11 legs until the teams finally finish in The Hague in June 2018. Since 1973, the Volvo Ocean Race has provided the ultimate test for a team offshore. The 2017-18 edition will take the teams 45,000 nautical miles around the world, across four oceans, touching six continents and 12 landmark Host Cities. Follow Dee and find out more about The Volvo Ocean Race
We are taking bookings for Dee from July 2018 onwards...
Popular motivational speaker, adventurer and survivalist Ed Stafford is back! Tune in to Discovery Channel in the UK on Thursday 22 September at 9pm to see Ed pushing his survival skills to the limit.
During these new episodes of Marooned, Ed has nothing but an emergency phone, medical kit and his camera to film himself. This time he left in the foothills of the Andes, in Argentine Patagonia. Next week watch Ed try to survive on the secluded beaches of Coron Island in the Philippines. In the next episode, Ed heads north towards the Arctic Circle and the mountains in the western fjords of Norway. Don't miss it and to find out more check out Discovery's website.
#Marooned #MakeYourWorldBigger #MYWB #Discovery
Endurance adventurer Sean Conway returns to TV with a brand new endurance adventure series starting on 30 August on Discovery UK. Get the dates in your diary!
On the Edge - a 3 part series for Discovery TV on 3 consecutive nights.
30 & 31 August & 1 September
This new series follows Sean as he completes the world's longest triathlon around the coast of mainland Britain.
Look out for the media interest in the run up to the series.
Sean completed a British Ultra Triathlon around the coast of mainland Britain a distance of more than 4,000 miles. Beginning at Lulworth Cove, Sean cycled 3,350 miles on a bamboo bike to Scarborough where he started his 800 mile run to Brighton. Here, Sean began his final leg, swimming 100 miles back to Lulworth Cove dragging a small raft behind him with his belongings. The support for Sean from the public has been inspiring especially on social media #GoSeanGo
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