Thursday, March 29, 2007


"The only limits in our lives are those we accept ourselves". Thundered Miles .
Yesterday I had an opportunity to listen to him , 58 year old young man has achieved much in life .

His remarkable adventures include :
Completing "The Toughest Foot-race on earth" - 150 miles across the Sahara Desert in the
Marathon des Sables
Climbing to 17,500 feet in the Himalayas
Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt. Blanc- Africa's/Europe's highest mountains
Running the 11-day Ultra-Marathon race across China from Gobi Desert to Great Wall
Completing the "Coldest Marathon on Earth"- the Siberian Ice Marathon
Crossing entire Qatar Desert non-stop day/night in 78 hours without sleep
Circumnavigating 38,000 miles around world using 80 forms of transport
Setting new British high-altitude record for a tandem microlight
Completing more than 40 skydiving jumps to date

On Monday 5 March Miles will embark on one of his greatest record attempts to date, flying a microlight more than half-way around the world from the famous Biggen Hill airfield outside London to Sydney Australia.

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PS: Miles Hilton-Barber has been blind for about twenty years but has not let that stop him from challenging barriers.