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3 Countries Challenge

Published Sunday, 1st September 2019
In September 2019 a group of wounded, injured and sick service personnel cycled over the highest Cols in the Pyrenees through three countries: France, Andorra and Spain! Starting in the small mountain town of Luchon, which sits in the middle of the Pyrenees, the team cycled for six very hard days
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Rock Week 2019

Published Sunday, 1st September 2019
In September 2019 a team of wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans gathered together in Cornwall for an incredible week of rock climbing, led by 65 Degrees North’s High Mountain Advisor, John Barry.For many it was their first rock climbing experience, and for others it was an opportunity
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JOGLE: World Record Attempt ~ MISSION COMPLETE!!!

Published Monday, 8th July 2019
At 00:05:10 on 8th July 2019 double amputee Michael Swain MBE set a new WORLD RECORD!! Setting off from John O'Groats at 06:09:30 on Thursday 4th July, Michael cycled the entire length of the UK and arrived at Land's End 89 hours, 55 minutes and 40 seconds later! Having lost both his legs in 2009 as...
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JOGLE: World Record Attempt ~ Update

Published Sunday, 7th July 2019
Double amputee Michael Swain is now making his way through Cornwall and is well on his way to completing his epic World Record attempt. With around 80 miles of road still ahead of him, Michael and the team will need to dig as deep as possible to reach Land's End before 6.09am! With very little sleep...
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JOGLE: Nearing the Finish Line

Published Sunday, 7th July 2019
Day 3 of the World Record attempt was particularly long and tough for double amputee, Michael Swain. He was on the road by 6.30am, but the ridiculously long hours cycling with very little sleep started to take its toll on his body and Michael began to struggle. A road closure near Tintern Abbey dive...
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JOGLE: Day 1

Published Saturday, 6th July 2019
At 6.09am on Thursday 4th July double amputee, Michael Swain MBE, set off from a wet and windy John O'Groats in an attempt to set a new World Record. As a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Michael lost both legs above the knee whilst serving for 3rd Battalion, The Rifles Regiment in Hel...
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JOGLE: The World Record Attempt Begins...

Published Saturday, 6th July 2019
Ex-Rifles soldier and double amputee, Michael Swain MBE, officially set off for his World Record attempt at 06:09:30 this morning! 65 Degrees North Patron, Jonathan Thomson, who was at the start line to wish Michael and his support crew the very best of luck for this epic challenge said: " it was co...
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JOGLE: On Their Way...

Published Saturday, 6th July 2019
The team are all on their way to Scotland ahead of the World record attempt! Double amputee, Michael Swain MBE, aims to complete 874 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End (JOGLE) in under 4 days in an attempt to set a new hand cycling world record! He will need to cover at least 212 miles a day wh...
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JOGLE - A World Record

Published Monday, 1st July 2019
In July 2019 Michael Swain will attempt to set a new hand cycling world record. He aims to complete 874 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End (JOGLE) in under 4 days. Michael will need to cover at least 212 miles a day whilst climbing more than 32,000 feet over
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Team EVEREST 2019: Welcome Home!

Published Saturday, 22nd June 2019
Team Everest said an emotional farewell to Namgya Sherpa and Dawa C Sherpa at Kathmandu Airport yesterday. Two flights, and several hours later, the team landed at Heathrow Airport this morning where family, friends and Patrons had gathered to welcome them home! It has been an incredible journey to ...
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