Kevin Sheppard's Diary
Follow Kevin as he prepares for the greatest challenge of his life

9th Oct 2009 - Motivational Talk (Team Sheppard) Undertaking an Assembly at Chosen Hill School, Churchdown  Also Mid morning, visiting the Head Teacher at Churchdown Junior School .

10th Oct 2009 -
Polar Challenge team building day A variety of tasks (both physical and mental) to challenge you and push you towards your personal training goals.

14th Oct 2009 - Team Sheppard Polar Challenge and the reason behind toughest race on Earth! Guest speaking at the Cheltenham Vale Rotary Club.


12th Nov 2009 - Team Sheppard's Polar Challenge and the road ahead A guest speaker at the Cirencester Deer Park School for an award ceremony. Talking about Team Sheppard's Polar Challenge and the road ahead with what lay install!


13th/14th/15th Nov 2009 - Training Wales GPS Navigational weekend in and heart of Mid Wales over mountains and rough terrain.


2nd Dec 2009 - Team Sheppard's simulated Arctic Training Day Putting myself through the riggers of a simulated Arctic conditions environment as I test myself in an Arctic suite. Working closely with University Gloucestershire - Steve How (Sport & Exercise Laboratories Director) & Collette Coll (Business Account Manager) to help Team Sheppard prepare for the road ahead.


4th Dec 2009 - Motivational Talk (Team Sheppard) Undertaking an Assembly at Churchdown Junior School, Gloucestershire.

12th Dec 2009 - Guest Speaker - Team Sheppard Guest Speaking at Christmas Dinner Dance.


16th - 23rd Jan 2010 - Norway Training A mini-expedition to develop the daily routines for the Arctic environment. Training in effective use of the team equipment, skiing, and survival techniques includes Polar Bear safety and ice breaking. Also jumping into a frozen lake at  minus 30!


13th Feb 2010 - Team Sheppard's simulated Arctic Training Day Team Sheppard's Arctic Suite Training Day with the University Gloucestershire.


6th Mar 2010 - Shotgun/medical kit build up day Shotgun training and final race fitness check. Also issue of medical kit.


13th March 2010 - Team Sheppard's simulated Arctic Training Day Team Sheppard's final preparations and test day in the Arctic Suite at the University Gloucestershire.


12th April - 22nd April 2010 - Arctic Training in Resolute Bay - Northern Canada Fly to the base camp at Resolute Bay for several days of acclimatization and final training preparations, followed by 4 day 65 mile expedition trek to the start line!!


22nd April - 10th May 2010 - Polar Challenge 2010 The most Extreme Endurance event on earth begins!  350 mile race across the High Arctic to the Magnetic North Pole..   


COMING SOON in the next few weeks!!

Kevin Sheppard as Team Sheppard will be recording the last six months of his training via digital camcorder in-order to follow my progress on You Tube!

Please tune into my front page of my website where you will see the link to watch my progress as I build up to undertake the Biggest Battle of my life - Polar Challenge in 2010!

Please help to spread awareness and follow me as I aim to make a difference to Children's lives.

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