A totally self-supported 1000 mile paddle from Canada into the Arctic Circle, finishing in the Alaskan backcountry.
PURE ISOLATION. TOTAL EXHAUSTION. ABSOLUTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY.
The Yukon 1000 follows the footsteps of early adventurers, immersing in the raw, untouched wilderness that few humans ever experience. No phones. No sat navs. There is zero communication during this trip. With up to 10 days to complete the race, Team Wapiti will cross the finish line to join the elite few who have conquered the world’s longest canoe race, Team Wapiti will be on Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP’s) the whole way, paddling 18 hour days to the finish line.
The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra will follow the Yukon Quest trail, the trail of the world’s toughest Sled Dog Race. Athletes may choose their mode of discipline, which can be either mountain bike, xc-skis or foot. Due to the very difficult conditions caused by the extreme coldness in the yukon in February, the nature of the trail and the distance which will be covered by the athletes the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra is toughest ultra race in the world.TRACK THE RACE HERE
In 2013, Tom was called upon last minute to join a rowing team who had prepared for over a year to take on The World’s Toughest Rowing Race, across the Atlantic Ocean. Find out how he did.
After completing The World’s Toughest Rowing Race, 3,000NM across the Atlantic Ocean, Tom then went on to complete The World’s Toughest Footrace – The Marathon Des Sables. It is a gruelling multi-day ultra-marathon, run in six days over a course of 257km through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates, the Sahara Desert. Find out how he did.