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No Rules, No Limits. Just the Target of Enjoying Every Day of the Toughest Challenge of your Life Ed Stafford walked the length of the Amazon. The book and film of the journey were both a great success. Ed now films and presents Naked and Marooned on the Discovery Channel. I admire his accomplishments and his honesty. It […] Read »
It’s Just How Well You Can Tell Your Story Mark Beaumont has cycled round the world and rowed up in the Arctic and (most of the way) across the Atlantic. He’s a successful television presenter in Scotland, and a thoughtful voice on chasing adventures. I was delighted to chat […] Read »
September Gathering: Journeys with a Purpose 30 September, 6.30pm. Royal Geographical Society, London. All welcome! If you are planning an expedition, independent travel, or adventures large and small, then this evening event in London should be really helpful and inspiring for you. It’s a pretty simple format: […] Read »
You will Surprise Yourself If You’re Prepared to Put the Hard Work in. James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador. James is the first person to have rowed the Atlantic Ocean, summited Everest and cycled round the world. Seven years prior to this, he was recovering from a serious motorcycle […] Read »
Adventure Saved me from Becoming an Ageing, Balding Rocker Jason Lewis is the first person to circumnavigate the Earth without using motors or sails: walking, cycling, and inline skating five continents, and kayaking, swimming, rowing, and pedalling a boat across the rivers, seas, and oceans. Taking thirteen years to complete, the 46,505-mile journey was hailed “the last great first for circumnavigation” by the London Sunday Times. In other words, he's worth listening to if you are interested in adventure yourself... Read »
A Greater Challenge Than Rowing The Atlantic Ocean I have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, but creating Oivo feels like an even bigger challenge to me than being out there in the middle of the Ocean. Oivo makes me feel alive again. Read »
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