Richard Parks OM88-95 Forced to Abandon Expedition


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Our Welsh adventurer Richard OM said he was forced to abandon his expedition of Mount Everest after a blood test revealed he was a “ticking time bomb”.

38 year old Richard was attempting to become the first person to take blood and muscle samples at the summit to investigate the effects of altitude.

But after reaching Camp Two on the mountain, he discovered he had dangerously thick blood that left him at risk of a heart attack or stroke.

I could have died,” he said.

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Source: BBC News