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The Ultimate Triathlon

The Climb/The Row/The Cycle

James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador.

On 1st February 2014, James became the first and only person to have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, successfully summited Mount Everest and cycled 18,000 miles around the world in what the media dubbed “The Ultimate Triathlon”.

Seven years prior to this, he was recovering from a serious motorcycle accident that left him with broken legs as well as a severely broken and dislocated ankle. The prognosis was that he was likely to suffer a permanent walking impairment.

Latest Blog

19th February 2018
28th September 2017. iCentrum, Aston, Birmingham.  James Ketchell gives a talk hosted by MCA Group followed by a book signing and refreshments.  Picture credit: Ian Homer

Three easy steps to stay motivated!

Hey guys, I hope 2018 is treating you all well so far, by now you will already be either getting into a rhythm of working towards your goals, or you will have fallen off the rails and just be going through the motions. Don’t worry it’s never too late to start again, don’t let a bad few days, or even a month turn into a bad year! Did you know, even the most successful people on this planet have bad days, they just don’t let them turn into a bad week and so on. Here are three small easy tips to help you stay focused, and on track. I also do these things myself every day, without fail. Write you goals down for each day, every evening tick off what you have achieved, and then write down what you’re going to do the following day. Sometimes things will roll over […]
16th May 2017

On top of the world! – What have I learnt?

Hey guys, I hope you’re all well and everyone is having a great year so far, can you believe we are almost half way through 2017 already! I know it’s pretty crazy… I’ve always said, “Time is one of the most important things we have”. Today as I sit here typing this blog, it is the 16th May 2017. This day will always be a special day for me. “Why”? I here you cry, well exactly six years ago, I was stood on top of the world, on the summit of Mount Everest. Something I will never forget for as long as I live. In the last six years I have cycled around the world, been rescued twice, once in the Indian Ocean and once in the Atlantic Ocean. Had too many smaller micro adventures to mention, and most importantly, I’ve met some incredible people. I am often asked what […]

James believes that everyone has the ability to be whoever they want to be and achieve whatever they want to achieve. If a simple protocol of never giving up is adhered to


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