United States  

Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

Video Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Duration: 01:49s - Published
Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

A super-fit dad who is battling motor neurone disease has smashed the recordfor the fastest time travelling along the Thames by pedalo – the latest in aseries of gruelling physical challenges he is taking on to help slow thedisease’s progression.

Alongside three friends, Alex Gibson, 42, completed the128-mile stretch from Lechlade-on-Thames, Gloucestershire, to Teddington Lock,west London, in just over two days – beating the previous record set by almost48 hours and raising £35,000 for his charity, Challenging MND.


You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

River Thames River Thames River in southern England

Giant inflatable Borat floats down London's Thames to mark release of new film [Video]

Giant inflatable Borat floats down London's Thames to mark release of new film

A blowup Borat, mankini and all, surprised onlookers as it made its way down the Thames on Thursday.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:47Published

London London Capital of the United Kingdom

Displayed By National Portrait Gallery Baby Yoda painting is

"The Mandalorian and The Child" painting is displayed by world famous London gallery to celebrate the popularity of both the show and the character of Baby Yoda...
USATODAY.com

On This Day: 30 October 2008

Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" premiered in London, with stars Dev Patel and director Danny Boyle. (Oct. 30)
 

USATODAY.com
London's National Portrait Gallery Unveils Baby Yoda Portrait | THR News [Video]

London's National Portrait Gallery Unveils Baby Yoda Portrait | THR News

Baby Yoda has joined some of the most famous faces in the U.K., being unveiled as an exclusive portrait in collaboration with London's National Portrait Gallery.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter    Duration: 01:19Published
Ken Livingstone dismisses anti-Semitism report as 'farce' [Video]

Ken Livingstone dismisses anti-Semitism report as 'farce'

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has dismissed the Equality and Human Rights Commission report into anti-Semitism within the Labour party as a "complete farce". Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:21Published

Europe imposes new restrictions as coronavirus surges across continent

Coronavirus is surging across Europe, forcing several countries to tighten restrictions. France enters a new national lockdown on Friday, while Germany is..
CBS News

Teddington Lock Teddington Lock


Gloucestershire Gloucestershire County of England

Camilla visits 1st Battalion, The Rifles [Video]

Camilla visits 1st Battalion, The Rifles

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Colonel-in-Chief, The 1st Battalion, The Rifles, undertakes her first visit to the Battalion at Beachley Barracks in Gloucestershire, following her new appointment. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 02:46Published

Lechlade Lechlade Human settlement in England


Tweets about this

Rosemar90174153

Rosemary Blackburn RT @yorkshirepost: The 38-year-old, who won eight Super League titles with the Rhinos before retiring in 2017, revealed he had been diagnos… 1 week ago

yorkshirepost

The Yorkshire Post The 38-year-old, who won eight Super League titles with the Rhinos before retiring in 2017, revealed he had been di… https://t.co/iBwLExcSZa 1 week ago


Related videos from verified sources

Behold, The New World’s “Fastest Production Vehicle" [Video]

Behold, The New World’s “Fastest Production Vehicle"

This is now the world’s “fastest production vehicle". SSC North America, America’s first hypercar company, has reclaimed the coveted title. This time with its 1,750hp Tuatara. With pro racing..

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published
A P.T smashes WR for most chin-ups in 24 hours in memory of late brother - managing a whopping 5,340 [Video]

A P.T smashes WR for most chin-ups in 24 hours in memory of late brother - managing a whopping 5,340

A super-fit personal trainer has smashed the world record for most chin-ups done in 24 hours - managing a whopping 5,340.Idai Makaya, 46, took on the "intense" endurance challenge last week, hoisting..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
MND sufferer breaks wheelchair speed record [Video]

MND sufferer breaks wheelchair speed record

Jason Liversidge, who is now 95% paralysed with motor neurone disease (MND),has set a UK time trial record of 59.064 mph in an electric wheelchair in apractice session for an attempt on the 62mph..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:28Published