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Mark Pollock Trust
Adventurer, athlete, author and motivational speaker. Unbroken by blindness in 1998, has competed in ultra-endurance races across deserts, mountains and the polar ice caps, including an epic two-month expedition race to the South Pole. Won silver and bronze in rowing at the Commonwealth Games. Since being paralysed by a tragic fall in July 2010, has been exploring the frontiers of recovery from spinal cord injury using own body as a research subject with exercise-based therapies, robotic technology and high-dose electrical stimulation of his legs. Through the Mark Pollock Trust, on a mission to find and connect those people around the world to mainstream what is currently on the fringes. Appointed to the Board of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Co-Founder, worldwide running series Run in the Dark. Ambassador, Wings for Life. Author, Making It Happen. Honorary Doctorate, Queen's University Belfast.