What an inspirational challenge!

Thousands of people have done the route from London to Brighton, on foot, on a bike or in a classic car, but do you know anyone who has done it in a wheelchair?

Ian Maskell, a chartered Architect, has set himself the personal challenge of travelling from London to Brighton in his wheelchair starting on 6th May 2017. He will start at the London Eye and finish at the Brighton i360.

Ian is raising money for the Architects Benevolent Society (as well as Aspire, Back Up and Spinal Injuries Association) as he wants to give something back to the charities that have supported him in various ways since he had a serious cycling accident which left him paralysed from the chest down.

Ian has faced the enormity of the adjustment to his life with great determination, and this challenge is testament to that. We are incredibly impressed by the time, effort and commitment Ian is putting into this challenge, and touched that he is raising funds for our charity.

Please visit Ian’s Instagram account to follow his training, there are some scary moments on there! Having seen these photos and videos, you can’t help but be impressed by Ian’s motivation to do this, and the support from his friends during his training.

Please support Ian by donating to his Virgin Money page.

To read more of Ian’s story click here.

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