The Ellis Brigham Adventure Talks Manchester
This April we invite you to experience the passion and share in the unique experiences of adventure professionals. From mountain biking to mountaineering, performance coaching to big wall climbing these adventurers will give you an insight into what motivates them to strive to ride faster, climb higher and drive others to perform better.
Manchester, Wednesday 24th April 2013, 7pm - 9.30pm
Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports, Castlefield
Tracy Moseley, Pro Cyclist, in association with Osprey
Tracy Moseley is a British professional cyclist, specialising in downhill mountain bike racing and participating in the World Enduro Series. Tracy will share her career to date and the highs and lows of being a pro cyclist.
Bernie Shrosbree, Performance Coach, in association with Osprey
Bernie is a dynamic performance coach working with elite athletes such as Mark Webber. Bernie will share his insights about improving performance and offer you some training tips.
James McHaffie, Climber in association with Arc’teryx
James has been climbing for 18 years and has climbed extensively in Britain & abroad, making the first ascent of Britain’s hardest slab last year named ‘The Meltdown’, and repeating the hardest climb in Wales the year before that, a 9a called ‘the Big Bang’. In this talk James shares his experiences of big wall climbs in Yosemite.
Andy Houseman, Mountaineer, in association with The North Face
In June last year, Andy Houseman and his climbing partner Nick Bullock became the first British team to make the ascent of one of Alaska’s hardest alpine test pieces - the Slovak Direct on the south face of Denali. Andy will share with you the highs and lows of the expedition, and take you through his most committed, but memorable, mountain experience to date.
All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Mountain Rescue and Smile With Siddy (a charity set up to support children with a rare form of cancer).