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Ash Dykes invited onto the Joe Rogan Podcast in Los Angeles

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Ash Dykes invited onto the Joe Rogan Podcast in Los Angeles.
Joe is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts (UFC) commentator, podcast host, and former actor and television host.

Ash said “I’m super stoked to be on the podcast, I’ve been a fan of Joe and his podcasts for a while now and always hoped to get on the show one day, but never thought it would be this soon!”
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Man, what a year!

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I feel 2019 has been one of my favourite years yet but saying that - this decade has been huge altogether.

Ten years ago, I was only a few months from departing at the age of 19, for my world travels. Fast forward almost ten years and here I am, at home after completing a third world-first record, in hiking the length of the Yangtze River.
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Progress, Dreams & The #MissionYangtze Rollercoaster

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What a rollercoaster of complete and utter awesomeness it’s been, since completing Mission Yangtze!
I’ve not really had much time to sit back and reflect, but I’m cool with that, as I’d much prefer to keep busy and continue the ball rolling with many events, activities and plans.
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Ash discusses the effect his training and fitness regime has on his missions

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You know, as strange as it sounds, training is something I miss most.
I’m currently leaving Dali as I write this and I feel so refreshed due to dedicating that weeks visa run to refuelling my body with all the good stuff and working on body mobility, agility and flexibility. Especially after being stuck in such a fixed position for a long time (trekking with a weighted rucksack constantly strapped to my back).
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Ash Exclusive: China Food

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I’ve had many people ask me what the food is like over here, so I’ve put together a small blog describing the varied foods that I’ve come across so far.
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A rare glimpse: Ash shares his end-of-year diary

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Ash shares a rare and deeply honest glimpse into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into Mission Yangtze as he reflects on 2018 and being away from home for Christmas. In the spirit of a true world-first adventurer and pioneer, he also has his sights and his determination firmly set on what lies ahead in 2019: the successful completion of his expedition!
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Ash shares surprising environmental observations at the second major milestone on Mission Yangtze

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Ash is excited to report that he arrived at his second major milestone during Mission Yangtze over the weekend, as he attempts to create history with a third world-first record, this time walking the entire 4,000 mile length of the Yangtze river in China.

Ash has reached the first major bend in the river, its southernmost point, where it takes a sharp 90 degree turn and flows to the northeast in the province of Yunnan, the third province Ash has entered, having previously trekked through Qinghai and Sichuan, and has noticed some environmental surprises as he makes his way along the river.
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