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The High Sports Winter Lecture Series is here again and back with avengence!

Thanks to all those who support the series which, as always, all benefits go to the YM Fund and the Shrewsbury Ark for the homeless.

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  1. 1. IAN EVANS Lecture Ticket - 07/11/17

    1. IAN EVANS Lecture Ticket - 07/11/17

    £10.00


    Ian Evans - Tuesday 7th November 2017

    From scaling a shed roof at the age of 3 to a 44 day walk to the South Pole, Ian Evans has also climbed some of the highest mountains on earth. His more recent passion for mega solo cycling exploits across continents includes crossing the hottest of all, the centre of Australia. Ian, ‘A Shropshire Lad’ now living in Canada, is becoming internationally renowned for his award-winning documentaries such as LUNATIC winner of 7 film festivals to date. This rare homecoming visit lecture will be packed with entertaining and inspiring film clips and many stories from his incredibly focused expeditions by this popular adventurer.



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  2. 2. NICKY SPINKS Lecture Ticket - 05/12/17

    2. NICKY SPINKS Lecture Ticket - 05/12/17

    £10.00

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    Nicky Spinks - Tuesday 5th December

    High Sports are proud to present the energizing Nicky Spinks who made fell running history in becoming the fastest person to run a DOUBLE Bob Graham Round. The 49 year old cancer survivor marked 10 years post diagnosis by running the 132 mile Lake District route, which included 54,000ft of ascent, in a time of 45 hrs 30 mins, over an hour faster than the previous record set in 1979 by Roger Baumeister who support Nicky, along with Joss Naylor, during her attempt. Nicky, a farmer from Yorkshire, was only the second person, and first woman, to go sub 48 hours. Her achievement gained widespread national media attention.

    In unchartered territory, she pushed her body and mind to their limits. Nicky was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, making a strong recovery, she has set multiple fell and ultra running records across the UK and placed high in some of Europe’s toughest races. Her story is truly remarkable & inspirational for all NOT TO BE MISSED.



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  3. 3. STEVE McCLURE Lecture Ticket - 09/01/18

    3. STEVE McCLURE Lecture Ticket - 09/01/18

    £10.00


    Steve McClure - Tuesday 9th January

    Steve McClure has been at the cutting edge of UK sport climbing for 20 years. His recent ascent of Rainman, the first 9b in the UK, propels both the UK and his personal standard to international levels. 

    At 46 Steve has been climbing his whole life. With a solid traditional background he first started sport climbing at 24 and within a few years had progressed to 9a. It has taken almost half his life to make the step to 9b. Along the way there has been big walls in Greenland, DWS up to 8b+, Trad onsights to E8, Headpoints to E11, onsight sport to 8b+, 2 kids, 4 houses renovated, various jobs, many injuries and hundreds of stories. In this talk Steve focuses on the journey to 9b and the absolute limit of his ability.


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  4. Complete Winter Lecture Series Set - 2017/18

    Complete Winter Lecture Series Set - 2017/18

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £25.00

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    Get the full set of the winter lecture series tickets and save £5!

    Only available before the 7th November 2017.

    • 1. Ian Evans - Tuesday 7th November 2017
    • 2. Nicky Spinks - Tuesday 5th December
    • 3. Steve McClure - Tuesday 9th January


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