Andy is a highly qualified Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor and member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors with new routes and first ascents in the UK, Canada and Pakistan. As well as rock climbing around the world he's ice climbed from Scotland to Greenland and on icebergs in the Arctic Ocean. A keen skydiver he had the opportunity to perform a HAHO (High Altitude High Opening) jump for BBC's Cloud Lab. Andy jumped solo from 28,000ft over the Arizona desert with various scientific collection apparatus strapped to his chest and arms. He is further a highly qualified, experienced and respected cave, deep mixed gas and commercial diver as well as a free diver with a passion for exploration whether it's exploring new underwater cave systems, new species or new shipwrecks and especially in those area difficult to reach which may require him to combine his elite diving knowledge with his other technical skills. He also holds qualifications as a kayak guide and caver.
"Iain has been looking after endurance athletes for the last 5 years. He has been involved with Ultra6 on all their challenges, the last one being Race to Space. They rode up and down Mt. Ventoux until they had reached 100,000 ft of climbing. Iain has been raising money for ABF for the last six years, even having a collection at his wedding instead of presents. His practice was opened by ABF in May 2015. He is looking forward to helping the 100 Peaks athletes achieve their goal."
The Blackberry Clinic
We are excited to be supporting the 100 peaks, an incredibly demanding multistage endurance challenge. We have had the opportunity to follow Karl in many events in preparation for 2017 and find his passion and resolve always inspiring. At Blackberry we provide musculoskeletal and sports medicine services to a range of patients- our goal is to support Karl though his training to facilitate injury free peak performance.