18th August 2019 20:00
Ash Dykes (28) crossed the finish line in Shanghai 08.30am BST, having traversed Yangtze River in China in what is his third world first at 24 traversed 1,500-mile length of Mongolia, with 18 stone survival trailer, solo and unsupported, in just 78 days.
12th August 2019 13:00
Today marks the day dual world-first record holder, adventurer and extreme explorer Ash Dykes crosses the finish line on his latest, 350-day 4,000-mile outing where he's taken over 8 million steps to walk into achieving his third world-first record.
22nd July 2019 13:00
It is anticipated, that if all continues to go well, Ash will cross the finish line, where the Yangtze River meets the East China Sea, near Shanghai, on August 8th 2019.
18th July 2019 00:25
It feels surreal to be this close to finishing.
30th June 2019 18:00
There has been so much energy, effort, time, blood, sweat and fear put not only into the one year of undergoing the expedition but also two years beforehand, for the planning, training and logistics.
After an exciting chapter, where Ash pushed on from Chongqing, through to Wanzhou, Fengjie, Yichang, Yueyang, he now reaches Wuhan (one of China’s megacities, known as one of the furnace cities, as temperatures can reach 40DC, plus humidity on top).
16th April 2019 12:12
On 23rd March, Ash was flown to Shanghai by WUJI, which is a cobranded clothing range between Adidas and international Movie Star Jet Li.
15th August 2018 11:15
#MissionYangtze is officially underway! Ash has started his world record-breaking adventure travelling 4,000 miles on foot along the length of the Yangtze river.
8th June 2018 16:45
Ash today signed a partnership agreement with Kailas, the biggest outdoor, technical clothing and equipment company in China, and a mainstream brand throughout Asia.
17th March 2018 16:30
Ash held his World First Expedition announcement at The Pagination in Canary Wharf on Wednesday 7th March 2018.
11th March 2018 08:30
On Wednesday, Ash Dykes launched his expedition to the world in style.