News & Media Coverage


25th November 2004 The Conclusion: a nice letter is received from the CEO of Marie Curie thanking us for the money raised and Tom receives his John O'Groats to Land's End certificate (only a portion of the journey but a longtime personal ambition of his).
17th November 2004 Look North Another live interview on the Look North evening show (WMV Video).
17th November 2004 Look North A live interview on BBC Look North's afternoon program (WMV Video).
9th November 2004
Yorkshire Post
The Yorkshire Post covers the story once Tom is finally repatriated from Morrocco.
23rd October 2004 We did it! The bike and I arrived in Casablanca at sunset on Saturday 23rd October 2004 ... read the final newsletter here.
10th September 2004
BBC Radio Leeds
Having arived home in Leeds yesterday, an interview is given for BBC Radio Leeds at 4:10pm, prior to departing for the next leg ... southwards to Casablanca! You can subscribe to receive weekly newsletters directly from the expedition.
1st September 2004
Highlands & Islands Press
Tom arrives at John O'Groates to begin the UK stretch ... and another newspaper interview! Read the Highlands and Islands Press and Journal article here.
31st August 2004
The Orcadian
Arrived in Stromness, having cycled accross the Faroes, Shetlands and Orkneys, to meet the Northlink Ferries team. An interview is given for The Orcadian.
24th August 2004
Having made his way accross the interior of Iceland, north to Husevik and finishing up in Akuyreri, Tom flew (courtesy of Air Iceland) to the Island of Grimsey and corssed the Arctic Circle with the bike (a certificate was presented to mark the occasion).
19th August 2004 Morgunbladid Tom is met off the ferry by the Iclandic national press (Morgunbladid) - you can read the article here. Can anyone translate Icelandic and let us know what this says?
16th August 2004
BBC Radio Leeds
At 6:00am, on a slightly damp morning in Leeds, the journey begins on the GNER train to Aberdeen (via BBC Radio Leeds for an interview at 6:40am).
16th August 2004
Yorkshire Post
The Yorkshire Post ran a nice piece on the day of departure.
13th August 2004
Calendar News
As the interest in the expedition increases, Tom appears live on ITV Calendar News (WMV Video)
12th May 2004
Yorkshire Post
The facts weren't quite correct, but a nice article all the same in the Yorkshire Post, announcing our success.
7th May 2004
Jagged Globe
Our climbing partner published an announcement.
19th March 2004
The Sun
The Sun picked up on the story and added their own light hearted twist.
18th March 2004
Huddersfield Examiner
The Huddersfield Examiner covers some of our training.
17th March 2004
Yorkshire Post
The Yorkshire Post did our very own Cartoon
17th March 2004
Yorkshire Post
The full article, cartoon and photo taken on the Cow & Calf Rocks in Ilkley.