Aside from writing the book The Fastest Man Around The World I’m busy planning training camps, guided runs and workshops for endurance runners. There’s also considerable interest in after dinner speeches and other speaking engagements.
The opportunity to inspire people is for me the most rewarding part of being an adventurer.
During the final leg of the world run (literally closing a loop around the planet by running five continents – coast to coast in a sequential order) I experienced Time Dilation. The exact opposite of ‘losing time’ (for instance when you drive for two hours – arrive home – and can’t recall the last half an hour) well time dilation is the reverse of this I was experiencing a half hour of time – running through all the thoughts one would normally experience in 30 minutes but only one minute had passed (I would check my watch seven times!)
Camping wild under the Northern Lights in Canada.
I’m happiest in the mountains pushing myself, feeling really alive through exertion and adventure. In terms of being content – lasting happiness – that comes through time spent with loved ones.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is the ultimate adventurer – an inspiration to millions.
Spending time with family over a good meal or with my feet up watching a good film.
Yes, a hammam is very relaxing.
…Not aiming for success, they realise it’s not a place you can arrive at but simply a side effect of commitment and passion to their field.
Be sure to not use any phones/tablets/computer screens etc in the evening – they severely impact on the quality of sleep. So ‘improve my sleep quality’ would be the short answer!
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