BDB Sponsors Andy Reid’s new mega-Challenge

In 2009 Corporal Andy Reid of the Yorkshire Regiment (formerly the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment) lost 3 limbs in an IED incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

andy-reid

Since then, this most inspirational of men has achieved an incredible amount, things that his young son, William, will be incredibly proud of when he is old enough to take in the enormity of his dad’s endeavours. He has parachuted, abseiled, cycled, run, in a huge variety of events. He is also an accomplished motivational speaker.
Starting on the 16th June 2017 Andy is about to take on a challenge that will see him cycling 500 miles and canoeing 100 miles on the Devises to Westminster course on the Thames. Alongside him the Ultra6 record holders will attempt 14 marathons with Andy.

You can see details of the event here. Please do have a look at the short video.
Andrew Brook-Dobson will be involved in some of the kayak training and Tim Brear (a former ‘Duke’ like Andy who was previously persuaded to parachute with him) is going to run alongside some of his cycle training in the New Year.
We are very happy to support Andy and the great causes that he is raising money for. We see this as an opportunity to raise awareness. If you or your business feel able to sponsor Andy in the Balfour Beatty Challenge there are some great corporate packages available. It is likely to receive some high profile press attention. HRH Prince Charles has just asked for a signed copy of Andy’s book – he is known in high places! Good luck Reidy!

Posted by:
Tim Brear

Published:
January 23rd, 2017

Posted in:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

What We Learned from the FCA’s Asset Management Study
by Dan Clark on July 19th, 2017

Recently, the FCA issued their findings following a review into the Asset Management Industry which has received significant media attention in the press and online. Whilst this study was not strictly intended to include a review of the advice market, much of what has been concluded does have a direct impact. Here are the headlines […]

On the start line!
by Oliver Smith on November 4th, 2016

I was delighted to be offered an Executive Assistant role with the BDB team in October. I graduated earlier this year with a 1st in International Business Management at the University of Northumbria. This involved me studying Finance at EDHEC University in the South of France and working in aviation insurance in Madrid. I saw […]

bdb - Your Personal Finance Director