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Business / Key Note / Conferences

Your speech provided a wonderful insight into your amazing exploits. You are an inspirational figure, an admirable example of what can be attained by extending the limits of personal motivation and challenge. We thoroughly enjoyed your visit, and have had lots of great feedback.

Kate McNeill - Decathlon

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INSET Day & Teacher Conferences

Ben’s Speech at our education conference was extremely well received. His down to earth unassuming manner and humorous delivery, along with fantastic photography and video clips, really brought to life how his drive, tenacity and skills resulted in so many incredible achievements, leaving delegates feeling inspired and energised.

Bracknell Forest Annual Education Conference

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Secondary Schools

Thanks very much for visiting us again, for your 11th consecutive year at Kingswood; it’s great to get the year off to a great start with a fantastic speaker I know they’ll enjoy! I look forward to welcoming you here again next year.

Craig Woodgate, Head of 6th form General Studies programme - Kingswood School - Bath                      

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Primary Schools

Ben’s fantastic presentation linked perfectly with aspects of our curriculum and left our children stunned, amazed and in awe of his achievements. They were further impressed by the Q&A sessions which followed, whilst eagerly exploring some of Ben’s climbing equipment from the expedition. A truly fantastic day, which has helped raise the asipirations of our children.

Sarah Walton, Foundation Subject Manager - Westfield School

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Award Ceremony / After Dinner Speeches

Ben was excellent from start to finish; listening carefully to our initial brief , adapting his presentation, to make sure it fitted the purpose of the prize-giving evening and suited the broad audience. He was an huge inspiration - students, staff and parents were all equally captivated by his presentation!

James Shapland, Headteacher - Ashlyns School      

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Special Needs Education

Ben was truly inspirational, keeping 180 youngsters with special educational needs on the edge of their seats for a whole hour. With his understated, humorous style, accompanied by amazing photos and video clips of the journey - from his childhood influences to achieving his goal - he really brought the experience to life. He made it very real for our pupils and staff, and perfectly captured all the Olympic / Paralympic values we had asked him to focus on. We would definitely have Ben back again!

Dan Keefe, Director of Specialism - Clare Mount Sports College - Wirral

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Festivals / Climbing Clubs

Wonderful images but, most of all, hats off to Ben who shows a flamboyant talent for showing and telling, mesmerizing the audience with his experience on Angel Falls.

Daniele Arena, Organiser - Sicilian Climbing Festival

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Climbing Coaching

Ben is not only a great climbing coach but has become a good friend. His depth of knowledge, experience, ability, dedication and absolute love of the sport is inspiring. His ability to seek out your own strengths and weakenss, whilst imparting his wealth of knowledge to help you progress, is second to none.

Chris Hines