Martin Hartley 
One of the world’s leading adventure travel photographers (recently voted one of the top 40 “Most influential nature photographers on the planet” and one of Time Magazine’s Heroes of the Environment), Martin specialises in documenting the most inaccessible places on earth. He has documented 20 unique polar assignments and is the only professional photographer to have crossed the Arctic Ocean on foot and with dogs.

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Jon Gupta 
One of the UK's most promising high altitude mountaineers with an impressive track record of big ascents from all corners of the world. At 27, Jon has summited numerous major summits at 6, 7 and 8000m peaks including: Everest, Denali, Ama Dablam (14hrs 10 min), Peak Communism 7,495m and Khan Tengri 7,010m. Jon has been on over 40 expeditions and climbed across 5 continents and hopes to complete the iconic Snow Leopard Challenge this year.

Alastair Humphreys

Alastair Humphreys 
Alastair Humphreys is a British Adventurer, Author and Blogger. He spent over 4 years cycling round the world, a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and 5 continents. More recently Alastair has walked across southern India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, run 6 marathons through the Sahara desert, completed a crossing of Iceland, and participated in an expedition in the Arctic, close to the magnetic North Pole. He has trekked 1000 miles across the Empty Quarter desert and 120 miles round the M25 – one of his pioneering microadventures. Alastair has written five books. He was named as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the year for 2012.

Jules Roberts

Jules Roberts 
Jules Roberts is a British ultra distance runner and adventure athlete. Jules is an ambassador for Helly Hansen and participates in races all over the world. He is an official pacer for the London Marathon having paced it five times, and regularly paces marathons across the UK. Jules also works as an expedition guide, specifically in Iceland and Norway. Growing up, Jules spent much of his time in North Wales which established his passion for being in the mountains and encouraging people to explore the great outdoors.

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Sarah Outen
Sarah Outen MBE is an adventurer, author and speaker.  In November 2015 she completed her London2London: via the world expedition, which took her on a 25,000 mile journey around the Northern Hemisphere by boat, kayak and cycle. Having spent years away on expedition she is keen to share the positive impact of adventure, especially with young people. Talking about her role, she says "I'm proud to be an Ambassador for the Youth Adventure Trust as we keep spreading the transformative power of adventure and the outdoors."

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Ed Stafford
Ed Stafford is the Guinness World Record-holding first person to walk the Amazon River. In 2011 he was awarded European Adventurer of the Year and the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in recognition of outstanding contributions to geographical knowledge through exploration.

Now a well-known face on the Discovery Channel, Ed uses his adventures to inspire adults and kids alike to get outside and take some risks. He is acutely aware of the health and personal development benefits of outdoor adventure and understands from experience that facing a challenging situation and braving the powers of the natural world builds skills such as resilience, independence, strong values and strength of character. 


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