Charley Boorman’s Extreme Frontiers (4 x 60′) – He’s ridden through Africa in the award winning series Long Way Down, braved the wilds of the North on his 20,000 mile Long Way Round adventure and now Charley Boorman, accompanied by producer/director Russ Malkin, set out on an epic 10,300 mile journey across Canada, the world’s second largest country. Travelling principally on motorbikes, the series sees Charley and Russ traversing each of the 10 Canadian Provinces, 2 Frontiers, 3 Oceans and 4 Extreme Frontiers from East to West revealing a unique insight into this beautiful country.
Never before has Charley had the opportunity to deeply explore one country. Each episode sees them embark on a series of dangerous, frightening, inspiring and hilarious tasks from canoeing to rodeo, heli-mountain biking to ice hockey. Charley also braves the impressive 8,000m peak Mount Fable in Alberta and overcoming his claustrophobia whilst wreck diving in Lake Huron. Every challenge reveals the breathtaking wilderness of Canada, its people and its diverse culture. It sees the team delve into its rich history whilst being pushed to the limit in a series of often tough challenges.
Key challenges featured in the show include:
To see unseen clips from Charley’s adventure visit the Charley Boorman’s Extreme Frontiers website.
Charley Boorman’s Extreme Frontiers DVD and book will be available nationwide in the 1st week of January 2012
Channel: Channel 5
Producer: Big Earath
TX: December 2011
Source: Channel 5 Press Office