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Inspirational Speaker | Double Amputee | Open Water & Cold Water Swimmer

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I've Alpine skied, tandem parachuted, cycled across America, completed a half ironman, swum Lake Windermere and become an influencer in the growing open water winter swimming scene. I've spoken to audiences across Europe with some of the biggest brands, including Tedx, Facebook, The Royal Ballet School, Northampton Saints Rugby Club to name but a few.

All of this, despite experiencing life-changing injuries as a result of an operational incident that cut short that successful military career. I haven’t just survived, but I’ve thrived, continuing to support my family and living my life as a ‘thank you’ to those who were there for me when the time came for me to need them.

I refuse to be defined by my injures. Working as a freelancer and as a consultant, I lead an active lifestyle, and have found new ways of enjoying the things I did pre-injury. These experiences have given me the unique gift of absolute adaptability, that is a desired quality in a world of uncertainty and chaos.

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