Sandes makes history on the ice

Posted in At the Races by Matt Ward on Wed 24 Nov '10

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Ryan Sandes in Antarctica

South African ultra-man Ryan Sandes has just won the Last Desert race in Antarctica. By winning the race Sandes becomes the first person to win all four of the Desert series, having previously won the Sahara, Atacama and Gobi races…

20:30, 23 November 2010, Dorian Bay, Stage 4: 54 competitors have successfully completed Stage 4, the final stage of The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2010. Ryan Sandes held onto the lead from the beginning to the end, finishing on a day with many records.

More info and reaction from Ryan to follow, and you can keep an eye on his website and Twitter feed for more news.


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  1. Nick Bezuidenhout Nov 25, 02:36 AM

    Congratulations to my fellow South African Ryan Sandes! I am aiming to do my first multi-day endurance race in 2012 and you inspire me.

  2. jenny frost Dec 1, 08:04 PM

    Congratulations. What an amazing achievement and commitment.

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