Evening of Endeavour 2012 was a sell-out success and raised over £18,000 for the Light Dragoons Colonel's Appeal
Speakers who appeared:
CAPTAIN GUY DISNEY A record breaking dash to the North Pole A Captain in the Light Dragoons, Guy lost his leg in battle in Afghanistan. Despite his injury, Guy trekked with 3 other wounded servicemen to the North Pole. Their effort broke records and was covered by a BBC documentary - 'Harry's Arctic Heroes'. http://walkingwiththewounded.org.uk/
COLONEL EWEN CAMERON 436 miles on horseback in three and a half days Retired army Colonel, Ewen and a comrade rode on horseback from London to Edinburgh - retracing the journey made in 1603 by the messenger who carried the news to James I that Elizabeth I had died. http://www.greatnorthride.co.uk/
GEORDIE STEWART The youngest Briton to climb the 7 Summits In May 2011, Geordie became the youngest UK national to conquer the 7 Summits – the highest mountain on each of the 7 Continents, all achieved before his 21st birthday. http://www.geordiestewart.com/
CAPTAIN JAMES KAYLL 75 days at sea Another Light Dragoon, Afghanistan veteran James recently rowed the Indian ocean along with 3 crewmates. His adventure included swimming with a whale and a near-miss with an ocean liner. Their boat became the first fours boat to ever cross the Indian Ocean unsupported. http://indianocean3100.com/
LUCY RIVERS BULKELEY Desert Racer Lucy (daughter and granddaughter of army officers) became the first European woman to complete the 4 Desert Challenge in one calendar year. It comprised a series of seven-day, 250-kilometer (155 mile) self-supported races across the largest and most forbidding deserts on Earth, with competitors carrying their own equipment, food and clothes (weighing about 20 lbs!!). www.4desertchallenge.com
LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIMON MAYALL Pakistan on horseback a senior serving officer who has been at the helm of much of what has gone on in Afghanistan in the past two years, has adventured on horse back in some of the most remote parts of the globe. His journey through Pakistan's pan handle will be the focus of this talk.
CAPTAIN (retd) GEOFFREY STANFORD Lessons from Everest Ex Grenadier Guard Geoffrey has led climbing expeditions to some of the world’s highest mountains, including to the summit of Mount Everest. His most recent expedition was an attempt to climb Lhotse, the technically challenging, fourth highest mountain in the world. www.geoffreystanford.com
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