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Ben Thackwray Takes Greenland Challenge

Adventurer Ben swaps Yeadon for Greenland trek challenge

7:28pm Wednesday 21st January 2009

By Annette McIntyre »

A YEADON adventurer is preparing to embark on an attempt to set a speed record for a crossing of Greenland.

Ben Thackwray has already completed a series of extreme challenges including the gruelling Marathon des Sables, and an attempt to break the record for rowing across the Atlantic.

Now he and a fellow adventurer are preparing to set out on a particularly ambitious expedition to complete a full coast-to-coast crossing of Greenland pulling all their equipment on foot and ski.

Read the whole article on the Wharfedale Observer