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In Pursuit Of Passion

"White Turf" St. Moritz, Switzerland

Nestled in the Alpine valley of the Engadine, St. Moritz, Switzerland is home to the 100-year-old skijoring competition: a jockey-less horse race where riders are towed on skis behind the competing horses! Pulled in access of 50 km/hour, our rider, Franco Morrow will compete during the first three Sundays of February on the frozen lake in St. Moritz. Will he be crowned the "King of the Engadine?"

Saturday, December 30 at 7:30 am on 12.2


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The thrilling travel/biography series IN PURSUIT OF PASSION celebrates the indomitable spirit of adventure. Seven episodes, hosted on a global stage, highlight astonishing trailblazers who, through determination and perseverance, followed their passions and fulfilled their dreams. Take flight in an authentic World War II fighter plane in the skies above California to experience simulated air-to-air combat against a US Air Force pilot; race down Venice's Grand Canal in the annual Regata Storica gondola competition; and join Abercrombie & Kent founder and philanthropist Geoffrey Kent in Zambia, Africa as he explains his choice to combine his business ambitions with his global philanthropic efforts.