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Home & Garden One Extreme to Another Local entrepreneur and businessman Chris Bridgman is taking on two extreme challenges this year to raise money for the charity Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Chris is not the sporty type, he is better known for his hard work and contribution towards the Wolverton’s community activities and events. These events have at times challenged him, but this year’s events will be his biggest challenges to date. At Easter he’ll be swapping chocolate eggs for a seven-day, 250km Husky Sledding Trek across the Arctic; camping in temperatures as low as -30 degrees centigrade. The experience will very physical, with extreme cold, long hours and tough conditions. In May he’ll then swap the huskies for a saddle as he cycles 320 miles across France, Belgium and Holland in just three days. He’ll be cycling over 100 miles a day, burning around 4-5,000 calories a day and will have to contend with the stresses of the road. Chris believes in success and his intensive training programme will prepare himself physically and mentally for this adventure. He’s doing the hard bit - could you donate to help him achieve what he thought was not possible? To help Chris raise funds for this vital and worthwhile cause please show your support through: justgiving.com/fundraising/chrisbridgman1 30 Please mention Essentially Local when responding to advertisers
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