The Adventure Pages
Every month on the adventure pages we feature the brave, daring and inspirational men and women who are pushing themselves to their limits, both mentally and physically to excel in their chosen challenges. There are clear parallels between their expeditions and the world of business. Planning, leadership, teamwork, resilience, tenacity and courage are all needed to be successful in both...especially in difficult environments.
Please see some examples of recent adventure features below -
Bear Grylls' name is synonymous with adventure. After fighting his way to recovery when he broke his back in three places following a parachuting accident, he climbed Mount Everest and was titled by the Guinness Book of Records as the youngest Briton ever to climb it. Most would be proud of this achievement but Bear wanted more...
Charley Boorman is a modern-day adventurer, travel writer and entertainer. His charismatic "let's just do it" approach to challenges has won him over to a massive TV and literary audience. Ian Larby caught up with him between trips and asked him about his life and adventures.
Under her own steam
On 1 April 2011 Sarah set off from Tower Bridge, London, and headed east. Her destination – London, via the world. Fuelled by her incredible willpower, she is propelling herself across the seas and channels by kayak, over three continents by bicycle, and across two oceans by open rowing boat. Glyn Morris catches up with Sarah during her mammoth bike ride across China...
Living on the EDGE
Welcome to the vertical world of Leo Houlding. He started climbing aged just ten. Within six months he had climbed the famous sea stack The Old Man of Hoy.
Since then he has pushed the limits of extreme climbing and pioneered BASE jumping, making some of the most spectacular videos for his sponsors Berghaus and Landrover. Leo's name has become synonymous with adventure climbing...