16
Jun
2018

Congratulations Matt!

Many congratulations to Arctic One founder, Matt Kirby, who has completed his bike ride from London to the top of Alpe d’Huez.  Matt cycled 962 km in seven days to raise funds for the Arctic One Foundation and the Douglas Bader Foundation. If you would like to make a donation and congratulate Matt on his achievement, you can do so here.
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12
Jun
2018

Support founder Matt in his cycle from London to Alpe d’Huez!

On 7th June, Arctic One founder and trustee Matt Kirby and friend, Fred Baxter started cycling from Central London to the top of the famous French climb, Alpe d’ Heuz, which will be a total of 808km. They left the Tower of London and rode to Newhaven to catch the ferry to Dieppe. From there they are cycling through France via Troyes, Dijon and Grenoble to reach the foot of ...
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12
Jun
2018

Eton Dorney Paratriathlon World Cup success

Arctic One successfully hosted the first ITU Paratriathlon World Cup event to be held in the UK on 28th May 2018, alongside its established Tri and Paratri Festival at Eton Dorney.  We welcomed world class athletes from all over the world including the USA, Japan, South Africa and Australia, as well as a very strong GB contingent. Gold medal winning performances were achieved by Commonwealth Champions, Joe Townsend and Jade...
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21
Feb
2018

Funding boost from MAXIMUS Foundation UK

The Arctic One Foundation has been presented with a grant of £2,500 from MAXIMUS Foundation UK to fund our ‘Forward Motion’ grant system and annual Junior Para Triathlon which takes place in September in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Matt Kirby received the cheque from Joanna Rebow, Trustee of MAXIMUS Foundation UK and our sports ambassador, Sarah Pearson, also from MAXIMUS who nominated Arctic One for the grant. A huge thank you to...
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10
Feb
2018

Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club going from strength to strength

Last year we provided a Forward Motion Grant to the Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club based in Poole, Dorset to enable them to buy rugby wheelchairs for the team. We are thrilled to hear that the club now has 20 rugby wheelchairs and are competing in the new version of Wheelchair Rugby called Wheelchair Rugby 5’s. In their first year in the traditional league (Paralympic) they finished 2nd in Division 3....
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