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.Read More
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 ...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
It’s a Saturday this year starting at lunch time - hopefully this will appeal to a few more junior athletes. Let’s get this out there and push for a few more entries!
This is the revised flier showing the 12.30pm start if you can distribute a few it would be appreciated
7th ArcticONE Junior Para-Triathlon - FREE ENTRY Sponsored by Otto Bock,The Douglas Bader Foundation and Property Professionals Breakfast Club I Now in its 7th Year ArcticONE are holding their Junior Para Tri at Chesham Leisure Centre on the Saturday 14th September 2019. Entry is FREE! The Event is open to any Children aged between 5 and 18 years old with any disability and will be an opportunity to 'Get Involved' in a new Sport! It’s possible to do the whole triathlon or just part of the Swim, Bike and Run which can be adjusted to suit each Competitor. The event consist of a swim in a 25m indoor pool, followed immediately by a cycle on grass around the perimeter of a school field and finishing with a run round a 400m grass track.