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13/03/2008

'Last Man Standing' Returns To BBC Three

‘Last Man Standing’, a test of strength, stamina and skill is back on BBC Three.
In the series athletes from Britain and the US embark on a 10-part global journey that will take them Suri stick fighting in Ethiopia, Waura canoe racing in Brazil, high altitude climbing in Nepal, and endurance foot racing in Siberia amongst other challenges that will test them to their physical and emotional limits, and beyond.
This time around Florida wrestler and traffic cop JJ; Devon kite-surfer Murray; London fireman Wole; US pro-rugby player Jarvis; Chicago soccer player Joey; and modern pentathlete Ed will battle it out to be crowned Last Man Standing.
Gary Hunter, Executive Producer, said: "It's a fantastic adventure for the six young athletes, the locations are more extreme and the tribal challenges just get tougher."
Danny Cohen, Controller BBC Three, added: "Last Man Standing delivers a fantastic mix of human courage and anthropology. I'm excited about its return to BBC Three for a new series."
Last Man Standing is being made by BBC Vision Productions and was commissioned by Martin Davidson. The 10x60 series will go out on BBC Three later in the year.
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