The Red Bull X-Alps 2015

Known as the world’s toughest adventure race, held every other year since 2003, the Red Bull X-Alps has a simple concept – athletes must hike or fly across the Alps – from Salzburg to Monaco, a straight line distance of 1000km.  In reality the athletes will cover up to 2,500km by foot or by paraglider […]

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Climbing Grande Sassiere

Twelve years ago resting on the side of a ski piste in Tignes, France, we were looking across the valley to the largest peak on the horizon. “That’s Sassiere, you can climb that” announced my friend Jason and I thought that seemed like a cool thing to do and made a mental note that one […]

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The Wonder of Camping

My first real camping experience was with my friends when I was at secondary school.  We were doing our Duke of Edinburgh’s award and to me, at the time, it meant one thing…  FREEDOM! I was so excited.  We headed off into the hills with huge packs on our backs, big smiles on our faces and […]

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Searching for the Kiberan Girl

Last year I was part of the Wings of Kilimanjaro team; the largest group to ever summit the world’s tallest free standing mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro and Nepalese Pilot Sano Babu Sunuwar and his guide Matthew Lyimo successfully flew from the summit.  The project raised over $600,000 for charities on the ground in Tanzania and one of […]

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South America

I’m recently back from an epic 10 week trip in South America.  A journey through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Brazil doing the first 3000miles on my BMW F800 GS Adventure! I was with a crew and together we were filming for an adventure travel series.. details to follow! Our schedule was very full.  It was […]

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Filming in South America

It’s been just over a month since I departed the UK and hit the ground running in Buenos Aires on January 6th – which feels like a very long time ago.  We’re moving at a fast pace and so far have filmed almost five episodes… I’m working on an adventure travel series and for now […]

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BASE Jumping

I arrived in Idaho and got straight down to business! I’m here for training and pre production work for my ‘next project’ – which I can now reveal is going to be a television series!  As you can imagine I’m very, very excited… and throwing myself (literally!) into all the work that needs to be […]

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BMW Off Road Skills Brecon Beacon Adventure

Back in July I headed down to South Wales to join the Off Road Skills team to do my Level One Off Road Training.  It was a brilliant couple of days, made a huge difference to my off road riding, increased my confidence and basically left me wanting more… The Brecon Beacons Adventure was the […]

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