Former Sky Sports Darts presenter Dave Clark targets Everest after 90-mile walk in aid of Parkinson's UK

Former Sky Sports Darts presenter Dave Clark is targeting Everest after completing another walk in aid of Parkinson's UK, this time 90 miles across the length of Hadrian's Wall over six days.

Stepping away from his role after 20 years fronting the darts, he raised close to £40,000 in his latest challenge and despite having some well-earned rest to come, he has another challenge to come.

"The tears were welling up in my eyes near the end. The whole thing was fantastic. A tide of good will went across the country," said Clark on The Darts Show podcast.

"A group of six of us went across England and it was magnificent, people stopped in their cars and cheered me on and people handed me a tenner or a fiver along the way.

"I'm thinking maybe Everest Base Camp next year depending on how things go, I can't predict how I'll be a in a year's time.

"I've said to live in the moment, I don't look too far in the future, just enjoy every day. I will have another challenge in me, maybe Everest next year."

On leaving his role, he reiterated that it was very much 'perfect' timing to leave. "The timing was perfect," he added. "I didn't want to carry on until I failed. I was still at the top of my game, I could still walk out in front of 10,000 people and do the job.

"I didn't want the tap on the shoulder, I didn't want to humiliate myself down the line.

"Because what I've got is progressive, I'm not going to get any better unless they find a miracle cure, which I'm still hanging out for by the way boys.

"The timing was perfect. When you go out at the top, with dignity. Everything seemed right. I don't have any regrets. People come up to me in the street and say 'l loved you on the darts, what are you doing next?' and I'm just chilling out for a while now."

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