Neil Heritage

Neil spent 11 years in the military, deploying to Bosnia, Northern Ireland and 2 tours of Iraq working as an electronic specialist as part of a bomb disposal team.

He was injured, losing both legs above the knee, following a suicide bomb attack in November 2004. He now works as a fitness instructor teaching able bodied clients on a residential bootcamp course.

Skills and achievements:

  • Rowed across the Atlantic Ocean in 51 days as part of team Row 2 Recovery in 2012

  • In 2015 he set up Climb 2 Recovery - assisting injured soldiers in their rehabilitation and helping them gain qualifications to work in the outdoor industry

  • Made 2 attempts to become the first person with his injuries to summit the Matterhorn

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