A unique behind the scenes look into Richard Parks' world-leading expedition to ski solo, unsupported and unassisted from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole as fast as possible.
Find out how a former international rugby player became a world leading extreme athlete and has brought a team of people together to create Team Quest; A collaborative project to use one of the most gruelling endeavours on the planet to mobilise a community to create learning opportunities in education and business.
We hope this inspirational journey will help you find the motivation to embark on your own quest or adventure. Come and join the #teamquest community. http://www.richardparks.co.uk/
In His Own Words
Home and reunited with his family, in the final episode of our series, Richard talks to Vicki Blight about a brutal month in Antarctica and they discuss the legacy he hopes his expedition will leave. We hear from you, the listeners, and from the children, students, Team Quest partners and Richard’s biggest fans - his parents. There’s tears, laughter and reflection in our most inspiring of episodes yet.
This series has been produced by Vicki Blight, Harry Bligh, Charlie Phillips, Greg Caine, Mica Moore and Steve Austins. It's a Bengo Media Production for Richard Parks Team Quest www.richardparks.co.uk
Richard Parks’ expedition to ski solo, unassisted and unsupported from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole has been cut short, ending prematurely on day 17. We speak to some of those who know him best.
Update: Expedition Setback
After 14 days, Richard's coast to Pole expedition is on hold. His body has broken down after battling against Antarctica's extreme weather conditions. We get the latest.
New Year at the Bottom of the World
Richard updates us on the latest progress he’s making in Antarctica and the tough challenges mother nature is throwing at him. What will his be strategy next? Plus, the story of the New Year ceremony to move the geographical South Pole marker.
Merry Christmas, Richard Parks
Some old friends and Team Quest colleagues send their Christmas wishes to Richard.
Feeding An Expedition
We find out about the food fuelling Richard and hear what treats awaits him on Christmas Day. Plus Performance Coach, Nicola Phillips gives us an update on Richard's progress.
A very well presented and produced pod which is also extremely informative & educational regarding the undertaking of such an incredible feat. Great job & Bravo Zulu to all involved.