I am just entering my 50th year on this planet, and am certainly old enough to know better… I have a very understanding wife, Susanne, and two wonderful children.
I was born in Torquay, Devon but immigrated to Yorkshire, home of the White Rose, and my adopted home, 26 years ago. Team sports have been a major factor throughout my life, and I have been lucky enough to have represented my country in more than one discipline.
In 2012, and aged 42, I ran the marathon des sables, my first long distance endurance race and surprised myself with a “top 100 runners” finish. That race lit the flame for further challenges and endurance events ever since.
I have never rowed, until now. This will be without doubt the biggest physical and mental challenge I have attempted.
Macmillan Cancer Support have been hugely supportive to me and my family over the years, and it therefore feels right to raise money to support this very worthy cause.
I will be covering the cost of the boat, equipment and race fees myself, as I want 100% of the money raised to go to Macmillan.
One of the biggest concerns I have ahead of my upcoming Atlantic row is the thought of being isolated for nearly two months. Without going into detail, significant trauma in my early life has left its mark, and being alone with my own thoughts is something I have...
Thank you @lwgraphicsuk for all of your fabulous work in wrapping WhiteRows. She looks stunning in metallic red. The purpose of the metallic wrap, other than looking stunning, is to reflect some of the suns rays. On 12th September I will be leaving the canaries and...
I am over the moon to announce WhiteRows shiny new platinum sponsor for the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge 2019. Thank you Richard, Karen, Samantha and all at LV= for your support. LV is one of the United Kingdom's largest insurance companies with over...