Clipper yacht race television series wins award

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THE international television series of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has picked up a prestigious award.

The second season of the documentary showing the 11-month race won Best Documentary Series UK in the industry TMT Media Awards.

The Race of Their Lives 2 follows the people taking on the latest edition of the Clipper Race in seven one-hour shows.

Global business and communications director for Clipper Jonathan Levy said: ‘This is excellent news. It reflects the compelling nature of the story as ordinary people take on the extraordinary challenge of racing across the world’s toughest oceans.’

The shows have been broadcasted in China, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North and South America.