Beeline Britain

One of the Last Great British Adventures…….

Media Coverage

Beeline Britain received media attention spanning the length and breadth of the UK. They appeared in print, on radio, television and online. The icing on the cake was a phone call from HRH Prince Harry when they reached John O’Groats.

Here’s a selection of media coverage:

itv‘Beeline Britain Extreme Kayakers reach north Wales’ – ITV News 28 May 2014 Television interview with the team ahead of their next kayaking leg.

 

BBCNews‘Land’s End to John O’Groats straight line challenge success’ – BBC News online, Saturday 14 June
Article about the Beeline team finishing their challenge. Prince Harry called them at John O’Groats to congratulate them.

DailyMailOnline‘Soldier who lost both legs in Taliban bomb blast becomes first person to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a straight line across seas, valleys and mountains’ – Daily Mail online, Sunday 15 June
Article about Nick and the Beeline team finishing their challenge. Prince Harry called them at John O’Groats to congratulate them.

Telegraph‘The double amputee who rowed, cycled and climbed across the UK – Telegraph.co.uk, Thursday 19 June
Article about Member Nick Beighton who completed the Beeline Britain challenge (Land’s End to John O’Groats in a straight line) with three others, raising money for BLESMA.

CanoeKayak‘Beeline Britain’ – Canoe & Kayak, Friday 1 August Article recapping the Beeline Britain challenge which saw four team members including Member Nick Beighton go from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a straight line. The team aim to raise £20,000 for BLESMA and are currently at just under £16,000.

WalesOnline‘She’s a record-breaker! Welsh adventurer becomes first person ever to cross Britain in a straight line’ Tori James, who aged 25 became the youngest British woman to summit Mount Everest, has now entered the record books again after completing the “Beeline Britain” challenge.

OutdoorFitness‘Taming Land’s End to John O’Groats as the crow flies’ – Outdoor Fitness, Friday 1 August Article summarising each leg of the Beeline Britain challenge, with quotes from team members.

BFBS‘Adventurer’s launch unusual challenge for charity’ – British Forces Broadcast Service, 28 April 2014 

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