Col. John Blashford-Snell
£2000 - £3000
Having organised and led over 100 expeditions, John has built up a reputation as a practical field engineer and become one of the world's most renowned and highly respected explorers. His innovative method of negotiating white water in inflatable boats has been adopted as a worldwide sport. Today he supports numerous charities and divides his life between the concrete and green jungles. His fascinating illustrated lectures have become highly popular.
He assists less privileged youngsters and is concerned with the development of opportunities for youth. He is also a Patron of the Moorlands Community Development in Brixton and assists the Calvert Exmoor Trust in its work with physically handicapped young people.