Race of Their Lives - the Clipper Round the World Race DVD is an opportunity to explore why people take on the Clipper Race. Its regarded as the toughest endurance challenge on the planet. Yet its undertaken by amateurs and novices: Corinthian adventurers who receive intensive training before embarking on the worlds longest ocean race. Discover the diverse range of characters who take on this huge feat of human endeavour; what motivates them and how they cope under pressure.
Hopes and dreams are on the starting line but the toughest test of human spirit is yet to come, from the crewmember who is destined to become the first Chinese woman to sail around the world, but must leave her terminally ill mother at home to achieve her dream; the professional rugby player taking a year out to tackle the toughest oceans; to a restaurateur, an executive assistant and a project manager whose Clipper Race training ensures his survival afte being lost overboard in the middle of the cold Pacific Ocean.