The World Tri is an unprecedented expedition, which the BBC has called "the most difficult human endurance challenge ever conceived." The adventure spans 10,000-miles across 13 countries from the frigid waters of the River Thames in England to the snow-covered summit of Mount Everest in the name of global health and education.[more]


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The World Tri is possibly the most difficult endurance challenge ever conceived: A 10,000-mile triathlon from England to Everest.


The World Tri aims to inspire students from around the globe to take on the world’s toughest environmental and global health challenges.

Global Health

The World Tri and its partners are raising awareness about global maternal mortality with a focus on efforts to save women's lives in Nepal.

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Mothers’ Days

The World Tri founder and adventure athlete Charlie Wittmack is raising funds for Save the Children as part of his world’s toughest triathlon endeavor. Save the Children fights for children’s rights and has delivered immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 120 countries.     WORDS & PHOTOS BY BRIAN TRIPLETT   I [...]

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Above & Beyond: Cancer Survivors Trek to Everest

  A VIDEO BY BRIAN TRIPLETT   Watch as 14 cancer survivors from Iowa become one in Nepal.   (play full-screen with headphones for best inspiration)   "Above & Beyond: Cancer Survivors Trek to Everest" is an inception of The World Tri creator Charlie Wittmack and was organized and led by Dr. Richard Deming, Medical Director [...]

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New Growth in the Himalayan Mountains

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