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Skate Escape: The Way To Everest (Episode 3)

Skate Escape The Way To Everest (Episode 3)

The team leave Lhasa to skate the crazy spots which lie around the foothills of the Himalayas - five-kink hubbas, anyone? Lhasa had given us some breathing space – literally – to acclimatise to the oxygen deprivation which is a continuous struggle when skating at altitude: just ask the skaters of Bolivia! However, our mission was to hit some of the pristine architecture which can be found in the small chain of towns that run up to the incomparable [...]

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Skate Escape: The Way To Everest (Episode 2)

Skate Escape The Way To Everest (Episode 2)

Chris Haslam, Mario Wirnsberger and Peter Molec head up as Madars Apse goes down in episode 2 of ‘The Way To Everest’. Our journey from Chengdu to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, was a visual delight. The Himalayas basked in the most beautiful weather. Upon arrival in Lhasa, we all noticed the thin air. You can buy cans of compressed oxygen everywhere, but they slow your acclimatisation so we forewent them because we intended to skate.

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Skate Escape: The Way To Everest (Episode 1)

Skate Escape The Way To Everest (Episode 1)

Altitude sickness? No problem for Madars Apse and his skating friends. Our journey from Chengdu to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, was a visual delight. The Himalayas basked in the most beautiful weather. Upon arrival in Lhasa, we all noticed the thin air. You can buy cans of compressed oxygen everywhere, but they slow your acclimatisation so we forewent them because we intended to skate.

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Skate Escape: The Curry Connection (Episode 2)

Skate Escape: The Curry Connection (Episode 2)

Nassim Guammaz, Jaakko Ojanen, Rob Wootton and Christian Bica spice it up from Goa to Bangalore in this skate mission to India. India is a contradiction. What you see, experience and believe to be certain can flip in an instant and leave you gasping for air. Skateboarding in a country which is almost as big as a continent comes with its own risks and rewards. So, we started with Goa where the sun shines in endless bright blue skies. [...]

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Skate Escape: The Curry Connection (Episode 1)

Skate Escape The Curry Connection (Episode 1)

Nassim Guammaz, Jaakko Ojanen, Rob Wootton and Christian Bica spice it up from Goa to Bangalore in this skate mission to India. India is a contradiction. What you see, experience and believe to be certain can flip in an instant and leave you gasping for air. Skateboarding in a country which is almost as big as a continent comes with its own risks and rewards. So, we started with Goa where the sun shines in endless bright blue skies. [...]

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