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 almost 150 activities and challenges around the world, ranging from adventure racing to zorbing, and set over 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
Since taking up prone boarding (a.k.a. prone paddling), in 2019, I had several challenges in mind. This was one of them.
On the 25th of July, with an amazing support team, I attempted to become the first person to prone the full length of the UK’s longest freshwater lake/loch. 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.