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Joseph MacInnis

What is it like to dive under the ice of the Northwest Passage and discover, after three years of searching, a three-masted British ship that sank in 1853 – the golden age of Arctic exploration- and is still intact? How does it feel to be among the first to...

Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont first made fame aged 23 for an 18,000 mile round-the-world bike race, where he smashed the previous World Record by a staggering 82 days. In 2015 Beaumont rode the length of Africa at a pace of 160 miles a day, taking 18 days off the previous record....

James Levelle

James Levelle is an adventurer and filmmaker. His award-winning films have not only taken him to some of the most extreme environments on the planet, they demonstrate the power of film and its potential to change people’s perspectives. ‘Free Ride’, Levelle’s most daring and ambitious adventure yet was an...

Ranulph Fiennes

In 1984 the Guinness Book of Records described Sir Ranulph Fiennes as the “World’s Greatest Living Explorer”. His expeditions around the world include Transglobe (the world’s first surface journey around the world’s polar axis) 1979-82; North Polar Unsupported Expedition (furthest north unsuppported record) 1986; Anglo-Soviet North Pole Expedition 1990/91;...

Bertrand Piccard

Bertrand Piccard is the Initiator and President of the Solar Impulse Project, which aims to fly a solar-powered aircraft non-stop around the world. Solar Impulse 2 took off on 9 March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, heading east in it’s record-breaking attempt. After the first ever oceanic crossing by a...

Yves Rossy

Yves Rossy, also known as ‘Jetman’, is a Swiss pilot, adventurer and inventor. He is the first and only man in the history of aviation to fly with a jet-propelled wing. Using his incredible invention, he has made dramatic flights over the English Channel, the Grand Canyon, Rio de...

Lewis Gordon Pugh

Lewis Pugh was the first person to complete a long-distance swim in every ocean of the world. Over a period of 30 years he has pioneered swims in the most challenging environments on earth and developed an understanding of the beauty and fragility of life and its many ecosystems....

Pierluigi Collina

Pierluigi Collina is a former Italian football referee. He is regarded as the best referee of all time. He is currently UEFA’s chief refereeing officer and supervisor of refereeing of the Ukraine Football Federation. He also is a non-paid consultant to the Italian Football Referees Association (AIA). Collina was born...

Steve Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave has proved himself to be the greatest Olympian Britain has ever produced. After striking gold in Atlanta – Britain’s solitary victory of the games – he became the only British athlete ever (and one of only five sportsmen worldwide) who has won gold medals at five...

Marin Minamiya

Marin Minamiya is the youngest person in the world to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. The Explorers Grand Slam is an adventurers challenge to reach the North Pole, South Pole and the highest summit of each of the seven continents. She achieved this feat in April 2017 after she...

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