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Press Releases

Latest press releases from Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

 

  • Military veterans and injured service personnel join forces for 100-mile charity cycle

    Military veterans and injured service personnel join forces for 100-mile charity cycle

    A group of veterans – including some severely disabled – are preparing to take on a 100-mile bike ride through the Vale of York on Saturday 26th May, …

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  • Row2Recovery complete record breaking row across the Atlantic in aid of Blesma

    Row2Recovery complete record breaking row across the Atlantic in aid of Blesma

    20 January 2018

    An amputee war veteran has just set the record time for rowing across the Atlantic in what is branded the world’s toughest endurance race. Former Par…

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  • Three military charities come together to relaunch late Army surgeon’s fundraiser for injured veterans

    Three military charities come together to relaunch late Army surgeon’s fundraiser for injured veterans

    18 January 2018

    Three military charities are coming together to relaunch the D-Day 44 Challenge, an event first run by Lt Col Mike McErlain, a serving Army surgeon wh…

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  • Veteran takes on world’s coldest and toughest ultra-race to help fellow wounded veterans

    Veteran takes on world’s coldest and toughest ultra-race to help fellow wounded veterans

    17 January 2018

    Ex-serviceman Gavin Clark is taking on the gruelling Yukon Artic ultra-challenge to help raise money for Military Charity Blesma, the Limbless Veteran…

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  • Double Amputee Blesma Member determined to climb Mount Everest despite recent ban by Nepalese Officials against double amputees and blind people making the ascent

    Double Amputee Blesma Member determined to climb Mount Everest despite recent ban by Nepalese Officials against double amputees and blind people making the ascent

    8 January 2018

    BLESMA MEMBER Hari Budha-Magar is due to conquer his childhood dream of summiting Mount Everest. Hari, who will be the first double above-knee amputee…

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  • Row2Recovery Team Trident poised to take on 3,000-mile row in Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

    Row2Recovery Team Trident poised to take on 3,000-mile row in Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

    11 December 2017

    Jordan Beecher and Captain Jon Armstrong are making their final preparations on the Canary Island of La Gomera for what will be an epic row of around …

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