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Richard Parks on Everest

Richard Parks attempts to summit Mount Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen, in a bid to discover the relationship between exercise and dementia.

When endurance athlete Richard Parks' godfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's it inspired him to embark on one of the most dramatic and emotional adventures of his life. Richard decides to risk his life in one of the most extreme environments on earth to explore the relationship between exercise and dementia. Richard attempts to summit Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen, undertaking a series of experiments with a team of Welsh scientists.

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 May 2018 15:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Parks
Producer Luke Lovell
Director Gareth Morrow
Executive Producer Tim Green
Executive Producer Dale Templar
Executive Producer Owen Gay
Editor David Stephens
Production Coordinator Jessie Anderson
Production Manager Claire Efergan

Broadcasts

  • Mon 10 Oct 2016 21:00
  • Mon 31 Oct 2016 19:00
  • Thu 8 Dec 2016 08:00
  • Sun 27 May 2018 15:30