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Episode 029 - Ash Dykes
World Record Holding Adventurer
British Adventurer, Extreme Athlete, 2X World First Record Holder, Speaker, Muay Thai Fighter, Master Scuba Diver.
(FHM:- “One Of The Worlds Most Fearless Outdoors Men”).
(Wales Online:- “7th coolest person in Wales”).
Ash has been invited to 10 Downing Street on two occasions after his feats, was shown social support by Bear Grylls, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Duncan Bannatyne and won the 2015 UK Adventurer of the Year Award and the 2016 Welsh Adventurer of the Year Award.
He was featured on The Times, Forbes, The Guardian, Mail Online, BBC World News, ITV, Arise TV, Discovery Channel, Channel 5 etc.
Ash Dykes is a 2x world record holder for becoming the first person to complete a solo & unsupported trek across Mongolia, and becoming the first person to traverse the entire length of Madagascar via its eight highest Mountains.
Ash has been nominated for the National Adventurer of the Year Award & is a Motivational Speaker.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes described it as being “an example of great determination”.
Ian Farrar and Ash Dykes Discuss:-
- Initial adventures
- Walking across Mongolia solo & unsupported
- Traversing Madagascar
- Facing Loneliness
- Contracting Malaria
- Kickstarter campaign to launch the Mongolia documentary
Find Ash Here :- ashdykes.com
"The bad times haven't come to stay, they've come to pass.
Just keep pushing forward."
- Ash Dykes