RIDGE MONSTER
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HONORARY RIDGE MONSTERS

                   GIANT SIZEd ATHLETIC SPIRIT  -  HONORARY RIDGE MONSTERS

                   RIDGE MONSTER™ LEGENDS

HONORARY RIDGE MONSTERS ARE THOSE ACROSS GREAT BRITAIN WHO HAVE OFFERED THIER SERVICES TO COURAGE, SHOWN INCREDIBLE RESILIENCE, DEFIANCE, PURE PERFORMANCE , PUSHED BOUNDARIES  OF  ELITE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE &  SPIRIT WITHIN THE WORLD OF ADVENTURE & SPORTING ARENA ON PLANET EARTH. 

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TABLE

ENGLAND WORLDCUP FOOTBALL TEAM 2018 -  Won Penalties against Colombia - Incredible Resilience & Determination

Winter Olympics 2018 TEAM GB Medalists

Dom Parsons, skeleton bronze

Izzy Atkin, slopestyle bronze

Lizzy Yarnold, skeleton gold

Laura Deas, skeleton bronze

Billy Morgan, Big Air bronze

RIO RIDGE MONSTERS - TEAM GB

MEDALS 

GOLD 27  SILVER 23 BRONZE 17    TOTAL 67

 

ADVENTURERS

MARK POLLOCK  Northern Irish adventurer, athlete, rower

2010 June: Round Ireland Yacht Race. Part of a two-man team competing aboard the Team Daft.com yacht during the 1,400-mile ocean race 

2010 Feb: Snowboarding Switzerland

Learning to trust guides in a whole new way

2010 Jan: Land Sailing, Argentina

High speed, close-to-the-ground yachting

2009 Oct: Dublin Marathon

26.2 tough miles on familiar territory

2008 Dec - 2009 Feb: South Pole Race

Mark became the first blind man to race to the South Pole

2007 April: Dead Sea Ultra (lowest marathon in world)

2007 May: Everest Marathon (highest in world)

Two extreme running events in extreme situations

2006: Irish Sea Kayak Challenge

From Ireland to Wales in a two-man kayak

2006 July: Ironman Switzerland, Zurich

The ultimate one-day endurance race, the great triathlon

2005 & 2006 February: Coast to Coast Race, New Zealand

Both attempts at this race ended in failure for Mark, a major hurdle

 

2004 September: Liffey Descent

Back in Dublin for a coldwater classic

2004 April: North Pole Marathon

Mark’s first encounter with icy adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes

2003 September: Gobi March, The Race of No Return

Six marathons in seven days across China’s Gobi desert

2002 Aug: Commonwealth Games Rowing

Mark won two medals, bronze and silver, at the Commonwealth Games

BRIAN BLESSED  EXPLORER EXPEDITIONS CLIMBER 

Brian was and is the oldest man in the world to reach 28,500ft without oxygen. Brian is also the oldest man to reach the magnetic North pole on foot. He is yet to reach Mars, Venus or Saturn. 

SPORTS

LUCY SHUKER  British wheelchair tennis player who is the highest ranking woman in the sport in Britain and winner of both singles  

With a career best Singles Ranking of World No. #5 and World No. #3 in Doubles, Lucy is a London 2012 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, three times Wimbledon Finalist and National Champion amongst a number of other National and International successes;

Career Highlights

• Paralympic Bronze Medalist, London 2012

• World Team Cup Silver Medalist, 2013

• Australian Open Finalist, 2013 & 2010

• Wimbledon Finalist, 2012, 2010, 2009

• National Champion, 2013, 2009, 2006

• British Disability Player of the Year, 2012 & 2010

• Vitalise Women of Achievement Award, 2011

• ITF Wheelchair Tennis Player Choice Award, 2007

Richard Whitehead MBE(born 19 July 1976) is a GB athlete. He runs with prosthetic legs as he has a double through-knee congenital amputation. He holds the world record for athletes with a double amputation, in both the full and half marathon. At the Chicago 2010, he broke his previous world record for athletes with lower-limb amputations, with a time of 2:42:52.