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David Fenton

Wooden Spoon Everest Rugby Challenge

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Target £0.00

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My story

[p]OK, so here I go again, having been given the opportunity of a lifetime ... to climb to the top of the world, hopefully help set a new Guinness record, and raise money for Wooden Spoon children's charity. All sounds quite straight forward when you put it like that![/p][p]The Wooden Spoon Everest Rugby Challenge takes place over 24 days from 13 April to 6 May 2019. We fly to Kathmandu and then Lhasa before spending the next 6 days getting to Base Camp at 5200m. A further week will be spent on acclimatization walks as we progress to Advanced Base Camp at 6500m. Here we will be only one vertical mile below Everest's summit.[/p][p]We will then attempt to set 2 Guinness world records by playing the highest game of contact rugby and the highest game of mixed touch rugby ever recorded.[/p][p]Still sounding easy? Well then I looked at the team profiles. I'm in the company of international rugby players, services veterans, captains of industry - and lots of younger people[/p][p]So, please dig as deep as you can (don't forget the Gift Aid) to help an old man help a great charity that changes the lives of so many young people across the country[/p][p][url=https://woodenspoon.org.uk][b]https://woodenspoon.org.uk[/b][/url][/p][p]If you would like to know more about my news and events then please visit my website:[/p][p][url=https://www.davidfenton-everestchallenge.com][b]https://www.davidfenton-everestchallenge.com[/b][/url][/p][p]Many thanks in advance for your kind support[/p][p]DF[/p]
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May 2, 2019

Phil Southern

What an incredible story, so brilliantly written. Thanks for sharing every step and congratulations on your heroic effort!


May 2, 2019

Bruce and Hilary Grannan

A great adventure and a great cause.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 23, 2019

Emma and Michael Farrell

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading your updates during nighttime feeds!! What an experience and sounds like you are doing brilliantly!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2019

Victoria Hobson

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 12, 2019

Mark Scarisbrick

Go On Tiger - You Can Do it!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 12, 2019

Jane and Wayne

Sending you our best wishes Dave. You rock!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 12, 2019

Paul W

You have now exceeded your target - inspiring stuff David

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 11, 2019


You asked for it!!!

£114.53 plus £28.63 Gift Aid

Apr 10, 2019

Glen Cole

Good luck matey

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 10, 2019

Paul Kelly

As a preface to the book I'm sure you're going to write, these blogs have had me green with envy and full of admiration for your dedication. Your morale has been well tested already so I'm sure you'll crack this with a smile on your face.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid