The Empty Quarter
Ben teamed up with James Cracknell to recreate the epic desert journey of Wilfred Thesiger. The pair used original food, gear, equipment and camels to trek more than 700km across one of the most hostile deserts on earth without a guide.
Ben led more than a dozen expeditions including the Black Cat trail across Papua New Guinea, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Mountains of the Moon in Uganda, Kaiteur Falls in Guyana, crossing Spitzbergen, and crossing the Peruvian Amazon.
Year of Adventures
Ben swam from Alcatraz to San Francisco, raced the Gasgoyne Dash rally in Australia, ran the three peaks marathon in the Italian Dolomites, dived in Iceland and flew a fighter jet in the Czech Republic.
Race to The Pole
Ben teamed up with James Cracknell and Dr Ed Coats to race across Antarctica in the inaugural South Pole Race, the first of its kind since Captain Scott and Amundsen raced one another 100 years ago. The man hauled their 100kg sledges across 1000km of snow and ice in temperatures of minus 50. They suffered frostbite, hypothermia and delirium as they raced international teams across the Frozen wasteland.
Atlantic Rowing Race
Olympic Oarsman James Cracknell and Ben set off in a twenty one foot plywood boat in the 2005 Atlantic Rowing Race. The pair spent 49 days at sea coming in two days ahead of the next pairs rowing boat, setting the British record for East West crossing from La Gomera to Antigua.
The Marathon des Sables
Ben completed the seven day race across the Sahara desert, covering a distance of over 200km, in the self sufficient race across the sandy wastelands of Southern Morocco.