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The 2018 Holman Prize I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded this prestigious international prize for blind adventurers. Launched in 2017 by the San Francisco LightHouse For The Blind to ‘support the emerging adventurousness and can-do spirit of blind and low vision people worldwide…the Prize provides financial backing for three individuals to…

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I am delighted to be sponsored by VauxWall – part of the Lakeland Climbing Centre Group •••••••••••••••••••••STOP PRESS!••••••••••••••••••••• I have just submitted my proposal for The Holman Prize, an award made to blind adventurers who want to change the way sight loss is perceived. The first stage is to submit a 90-second YouTube video detailing…

Extreme Blind Triathlon

Since becoming the first blind person to climb The Old Man of Hoy in 2013, I have not been idle – and have continued to climb at every opportunity. At home in London, I’ve had the pleasure and support of training at The Castle – the best indoor climbing centre I have ever used. And,…

The Castle Climbing Centre

I could not hope to climb to the level I do without the training facilities and support provided by The Castle Climbing Centre. For the latest on how my training is going and some great climbing-related articles, check out their blog.