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Seven sailing teams embark on the Volvo Ocean Race, a gruelling nine-month journey around the world. This documentary series follows crew members as they travel to some of the most hostile and remote environments on the planet.
Running On Water
Life at the Extreme S1E1
Before their journey begins, members of seven teams discuss final preparations and lessons from past races.
Time To Say Goodbye
Life at the Extreme S1E2
Sailors share one last moment with their loved ones before leaving for their long journey at sea.
Round The Rock
Life at the Extreme S1E3
The race is on as teams set sail from Alicante, Spain and navigate through the perilous Gibraltar pass.
Life at the Extreme S1E4
After leaving the safer Mediterranean Sea behind, the teams jockey for position along the African Coast.
Long Live The King
Life at the Extreme S1E5
As the teams approach the Cape Verde Islands, they must navigate past the dreaded area known for little wind.
Hunting For Azzam
Life at the Extreme S1E6
Past the slow sailing of the Doldrums, the fleet prepares for an area with infamously strong westerly winds.