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EC Stories London - The Blind Man of Hoy
As part of our commitment to the #AdventureRevolution, we host regular social events where a speaker from the EC community shares their latest adventure with us. Come along to meet like-minded people and get inspired! Currently in London and Bristol, we hope to be able to spread to more cities in the future. Everyone is welcome but tickets must be bought in advance from Red Szell is a writer, broadcaster and extreme para-sportsman who refuses to let blindness be a barrier to adventure. In 2013 he became the first blind person to climb The Old Man of Hoy: a 450ft-tall sea stack on the Atlantic coast of The Orkneys that is Britain’s most iconic rock pinnacle. His ascent was filmed by the BBC and featured on Radio 4, but the story told by the media was not the whole story. Join us to hear an inspirational tale of how Red not only re-discovered his love of climbing but found a way to focus on what he could still achieve, rather than dwelling on the sight he had lost. Red will also reveal more about his next adventure: an Extreme Blind Triathlon that he will undertake as a winner of the 2018 Holman Prize – an international award given to blind adventurers… Everyone is welcome but tickets must be bought in advance from

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What we're about

Join adventures with likeminded people: from kayaking, surfing and wild swimming weekends to ski & watersports holidays and overseas expeditions.

We have groups all around Britain so all our events fill up and will run. We don't use Meetup much so don't be put off if there are small numbers here we get an average of 20 people on each weekend (max 24).

If you've not come on an EC event yet, they're very informal and friendly. We've got singles, couples and sets of friends coming along, adventure professionals and complete beginners - what we all share is the desire for more adventure

FYI our main website ( has much more information on us and the adventures we offer: (


NB We've only use MeetUp a little so if an event 'looks' empty here, its not, all our weekends and events sell out well in advance - check out our main website to book

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