The Yukon 1000 is now underway and in this episode, race director John Frith takes us through the route, we get updates from teams at the starting line in Whitehorse, Yukon, and if that wasn't enough, we also get some wise words from Bart De Zwart, previous winner of the race.
Follow the Progress of all the teams LIVE on the race tracker here
Particular thank you to Craig and Team Shac and to Dan and Nick from Fortune Favours the Brave for their contributions to the episode.
Fortune Favours the Brave are a canoe team from the UK. They are both veterans who have served in the Yorkshire Regiment, and are raising money for YPI Counselling which is a mental health charity and you can contribute here
They're also raising funds for Reduce Our Carbon Charitable Foundation HERE
This episode also contains an excerpt from my chat with the incredible Bart De Zwart from Episode 97
Yukon 1000 2024 edition - Race dates 12th and 13th July - Applications Opening soon
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