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November 25, 2009

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Mark Hendy

He is truly remarkable. On his first day out in the round Britain challenge he suffered a capsize that left him face down in the water. Thanks to the excellent quick response of his support team he was quickly recovered. Undetered, he just carried on with the project. Now that's ballsy.

Geoff is on twitter as @wetwheels

Adam Turinas

Thanks for sharing that Mark. I checked it out on Youtube. You can see the interview here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jI5FVOC5O4E&NR=1.

Bloody terrifying and ballsy indeed

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