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The Go Trek – Week Six

It feels like Christmas!  Throughout the entire Go Trek we’ve experienced generosity in every form from family, friends and strangers but I think the start of week six has been a record for wonderful gifts.  It’s also been exceptionally different to the other weeks – Dave and I have split up for a few days, […]

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The Go Trek – Week Four

There have been some big events this week; we kicked off by ElliptiGo’ing the entire length of the River Ahr doing our first century on the GO’s (100 miles in one day), we had our first night camping, we slept in a barrel and we passed the 1000 mile mark – making this journey officially […]

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The significance of three weeks

I always think that if I’m going to get into a habit, work into a new routine or see a change physically, mentally or emotionally then the usual amount of time to adjust is about three weeks. We’re exactly three weeks into The Go Trek. 769miles of ElliptiGo‘ing through the UK, Holland and now into […]

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The Go Trek – Week Two

I’m writing this blog from Schaijk, a town South of Utrecht in Holland.  It’s seems hard to believe that just a week ago we had reached our Southern most destination in the UK and were heading North again towards Harwich. After Ditchling Beacon (the third highest point on the South Downs) Dave and I thought […]

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The GoTrek – Final Preparations

On Tuesday morning Dave Cornthwaite and I will be making our way to Liverpool to start our next adventure;  The Go Trek – a world record distance of 3000 mile’s around Western Europe on our ElliptiGo‘s. As we cross five countries our mission is very simple; to raise money for the breast cancer charity Coppafeel, […]

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Eight days in America

It’s amazing how much you can do in eight days as proved by my recent trip to the States! The purpose of the trip was to do a lecture tour with Summit Climb’s Dan Mazur to promote awareness and raise funds for the Mount Everest Foundation for Sustainable Development in Nepal (MEFSD)’s latest project, a […]

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USA Fundraising Lecture Tour March 2013

I am writing this blog from the table of a friends house in San Francisco – which is a very cool city that I have loved visiting!  I am here to join Summit Climb’s Dan Mazur to do a short lecture tour about mountaineering and the things we do in order to raise money for […]

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Wings of Kilimanjaro – The climb and almost fly!

The largest group recorded in history to climb Mount Kilimanjaro assembled at the Machame Gate entrance to the mountain on the 29th January 2013.   Paraglider pilots, tandem passengers, a medical team, a safety team, film crews, photographers and mountaineers made 100 people.  The other 450 plus were porters and guides. I stood amongst the […]

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Wings of Kilimanjaro – It’s time to climb!

I can hardly believe that I am here, in Tanzania, at the foot of Kilimanjaro and about to begin the adventure!  It seems like no time at all since I had my first Skype conversation with Adrian Mcrae – founder of Wings of Kilimanjaro. This trip of a lifetime will see almost 100 adventurers from […]

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Wings of Kilimanjaro – The Lord Mayor’s House and Packing my bags!

There’s just 24hrs to go until I board a plane and get on my way to Kilimanjaro! It’s been a ridiculously busy week and there’s still loads to do. You’d think by now I’d have the packing thing sorted but I haven’t!  It still takes me ages and right up to the last minute I’m […]

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