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. Peter Jong and Stan Lee became the first two competitors to ever finish five RacingThePlanet events in one calendar year. A number of competitors also completed the 4 Desert Series, including 9 Grand Slammers. In addition to Jong and Lee, the competitors who completed all 4 Deserts this year were Paul Acheson, Samantha Gash, Terumasa Mori, David O’Brien, Linda Quirk, Lucy Rivers Bulkeley and Philip Tye.
All The Last Desert 2010 participants are back on the ship and celebrations are now underway.
The 4 Deserts Series, comprises the Atacama Crossing in Chile, the Gobi March in China, the Sahara Race in Egypt and The Last Desert in Antarctica.
Race website: http://www.4deserts.com/thelastdesert