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Speaker Tag: Adventurer

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John Peters

John Peters came to the world’s attention in January 1991, when his bruised and battered face flashed onto television screens around the world. It was his disfigured image that became a potent symbol of Saddam Hussein’s ruthless aggression. His dramatic and sometimes harrowing experiences reach deep into our innermost...

Rob Lilwall

Rob Lilwall is an adventurer, author, and keynote speaker with independent adventures by bicycle and foot across 50,000 miles (80,000 km) of the world, including through Siberia, Tibet and Mongolia in winter, as well as Papua New Guinea, Australia, China, Iran and Afghanistan. He has two TV series with...

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders is a polar explorer and a record-breaking long-distance skier, with five North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is the youngest to ski solo to the North Pole and holds the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton. Since 2001, Ben has skied more...

Nick Wallenda

Wallenda fulfilled his life-long dream of becoming the first person to walk a wire directly over Niagara Falls on June 15, 2012, and not only joined the ranks of legendary daredevils, he proved to an audience of over 13 million that no obstacle is too great to overcome in...

Khoo Swee Chiow

Khoo Swee Chiow climbed Mt Everest in 1998. In 1999, he skied to the South Pole, covering a distance of 1,125km in 57 days. In 2000, he completed the Seven Summits and became the 1st South East Asian to achieve this feat. The Seven Summits are the highest mountains...

Bruce Parry

In 1988 Bruce Parry became a Royal Marines officer at the age of 18. He served in arctic Norway and was sent to Kurdistan to manage the refugees fleeing Saddam Hussein in the first Iraq war. Back in England, Bruce Parry became the Royal Marines’ youngest ever Physical Training...

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;...

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