Two years after being registered blind, at the age of 29, Dean did a charity tandem skydive which changed his life.
Since then he has notched up over 100 activities around the world, ranging from adventure racing to zorbing, and set almost 25 world firsts in activities ranging from open-water swimming to stand up paddle-boarding.
Here are the latest videos featuring Dean’s adventures: Click here to go to the channel
Only a couple of weeks until the 11 City. After a great w/end on Loch Tummel with Rhona, Allistair, & Alison – 25k on Saturday in the sun, and then 18k in the wind & rain on Sunday – Rho and I returned to Tummel again on Monday evening, so I could have an early paddle on Tuesday.
On the 11C, we are likely to be awake for 35+ hours, and after speaking to my great mate and kayak adventurer extraordinaire, Patrick Winterton, he advised me that I should get in some sleep deprivation training. Read more…
Having taken on almost 100 challenges around the world and set over 25 world firsts, Dean has a large repertoire to draw upon. Whether it be talking about becoming the first person to abseil the UK’s highest waterfall, or swim the UK’s highest loch, or being the first registered blind person to stand up paddle-board from the Scilly Isles to Cornwall, or bungee jump from a helicopter, Dean has many experiences to share.