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Horizon Lectures: Richard Parks

Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 7:30pm

Richard Parks spent thirteen years as a professional rugby player, representing Wales at international level, before his career was cut short by injury in 2009.  With no prospect of a return to rugby Richard has described how he struggled in “one of the darkest places I’d been to”.

Gradually – and with a bit of inspiration from Ranulph Fiennes - Richard began to find that adventure and exploration, and all the challenges that come with it, could offer him a new focus.  Richard is now a well-known TV presenter and sports ambassador having completed a range of endurance challenges around the world – from adventures close to home in his popular BBC series “Extreme Wales” to reaching all 7 Summits and both poles in just 7 months during his “737 Challenge”.

Join us as Richard takes us on his personal journey, from his challenging lows to the summits of peaks around the world.

To book tickets, please visit the Horizon Lectures website.

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