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Take Control Live - Finding your inner Superhero

Harlands Accountants

Thursday, 17 August 2017 from 16:00 to 19:30 (BST)

Take Control Live - Finding your inner Superhero

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Take Control: Live - Find your inner superhero 15 Aug 2017 Free  

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Take Control: Live is returning to Newcastle on the 17th August 2017. We're delighted to be joined by adventurer and World Record holder Jamie McDonald. 

Jamie spent the first nine years of his life in and out of hospital with a rare spinal condition known as syringomyelia. Combined with a very weak immune system and epilepsy, Jamie’s health was very poor.

In 2012, he bought a second hand bike and decided to cycle the 14,000 miles from Bangkok to his hometown Gloucester, passing through dozens of countries. Along the way he was shot at, arrested and slept rough. 

Just two days after he finished the journey back from Bangkok; he made the decision to attempt the world static cycling record, which stood at 224 hours and 24 minutes. It was a challenge he’d conceived whilst cycling from Bangkok.

He finally stepped off the exercise bike set up within a marquee in Gloucester after pedalling for a world record breaking 268 hours – more than eleven days.

In February 2014, Jamie finished an historic journey across Canada, becoming the first person in history to run the 5,000 miles from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast without the aid of a support crew.

Starting in March 2013, his run raised more than £250,000 for sick children in Canada and the UK. He battled -40°C temperatures, the Rockies, a frostbitten nose, numerous potentially challenge-stopping injuries (including the permanent misshaping of his right foot) and more to finish in Vancouver, running the equivalent of a marathon most days – whilst wearing a Superhero costume The Flash.

This event will be perfect for any business owner or professional individual, with circumstances around

  • Getting your team to embrace change
  • Never giving up
  • Overcoming adversity
  • Creating a winning team

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Boiler Shop
20 South Street
NE1 3PE Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Thursday, 17 August 2017 from 16:00 to 19:30 (BST)

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At Harlands we help our clients take control of their finances and build a better business through our accountancy, business advisory and tax services.

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