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.
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Wet, windy, wild, and lumpy, are just some of the nick-names of those present!
Old friends and new all met up for a challenging wee paddle from Luss to Balmaha, and back again.
Starting off in the shelter of the islands, we were doing fine, but every so often we’d have to make a dash across the windswept open sections, and that’s when things became lumpy and challenging. Add rain into the mix, and nobody was dry by the time we reached the café in Balmaha. 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.