10 February 2016

Looking for the adventure of a lifetime?

This week we’re celebrating our thirst for all things action at the 2016 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show.

Running tomorrow until Sunday 14 February at London’s ExCeL Centre, join us to hear from intrepid race crew and special guest speakers to find out first-hand how you can race around the world – no experience necessary.

The UK’s largest exhibition for adventurous people has a variety of activities to explore, from survival to on-the-water and adventure travel, and more than 300 brands and 50 guest speakers present throughout the week. Coming along? Put these following Clipper Race speaker dates in your diary:

Thursday 11 February, 7-8pm: 2015-16 edition race crew talk about their ultimate endurance challenge so far.

Friday 12 February, 11-12pm: Rob Lewis, former Royal Marine and co-founder of our Learning and Development partner Mission Performance, discusses his experiences and why leadership and teamwork is critical in endurance events.

Saturday 13 February, 3-4pm: Dan Hardy. Q&A with former UFC athlete Dan as he talks with Clipper Race Crew Recruitment Manager Della Parsons about his experience of taking on Mother Nature whilst sailing across the Atlantic Ocean.

Sunday 14 February, 2-3pm: Abi Oyepitan. Q&A with former Commonwealth Gold Medallist and Team GB Olympic sprinter Abi talks with Della through her tough transition to endurance sport and how she found competing in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Find out more about our inspirational speakers at the Adventure Theatre

690 people from all walks of life, spanning 44 different countries are currently taking part in the world’s longest ocean race, having set off from London last summer. Previous sailing experience is not necessary as full training will be provided, but you do have to be aged 18 or above by the time the race starts.

If you can see yourself sailing the world’s oceans next year, we are now recruiting for the 2017-18 Race.

Also, keep an eye out on our facebook and twitter pages to receive a free show ticket when you purchase Clipper Race merchandise.

Find us at stand: OU1050.

Find out more about the show and how to buy tickets here.

We look forward to seeing you there.

For our latest key dates, click here.

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