Runners set out on the Yukon Arctic Ultra, a 482km trail race billed as the coldest race on Earth. Italian Roberto Zanda strayed off the route early this year and lost his feet and nine fingers to frostbite.

Canadian Arctic cost ultrarunner his feet and 9 fingers, lost to frostbite, but he’s not called The Tough One for nothing

Lost in a Yukon winter race and out of his mind, Roberto Zanda walked 14 hours barefoot at minus 40 degrees; he knew it had cost him his feet and hands, but six months on he’s on prosthetic legs and entered for an African ultramarathon

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Runners set out on the Yukon Arctic Ultra, a 482km trail race billed as the coldest race on Earth. Italian Roberto Zanda strayed off the route early this year and lost his feet and nine fingers to frostbite.
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