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12th August 2020

A perspective on adventure with Paralympic gold medalist Steve Bate

Steve Bate MBE is a tandem cyclist on the Great British Cycling Team and ParalympicsGB. He won two gold medals, a bronze and smashed the world record in the 4km pursuit at Rio 2016. Steve is also a keen climber. We caught up with him to ask his perspective on adventure.

1st July 2020

Conversations #7: Ellie Mackay meets James Dann

Adventure Film Festival host Ellie Mackay recently spoke to James Dann, filmmaker and Director of ‘Out on a Limb’, a powerful adaptive ski documentary that follows Geoff, Dan and Isaac (three wheelchair users). They embark on a mission to conquer the Swiss Alps to prove that having a disability doesn’t tame their sense of adventure.

Authors

Steve Bate

Steve Bate

Steve Bate MBE is a tandem cyclist on the Great British Cycling Team and ParalympicsGB. He won two gold medals, a bronze and smashed the world record in the 4km pursuit at Rio 2016. Steve is also a keen climber.

Rosie Riley

Rosie Riley

Co-Founder/Director of Adventure Uncovered, writer and dedicated North Sea surfer who settles for cycling, running and outdoor swimming when in London. Advocate and promoter of sustainability and clean technology in the UK corporate sector and developing countries.

James Wight

James Wight

Co-Founder of Adventure Uncovered, James is an ex-Marketing Director, part-time photographer, volunteer, and writer, spending as much time as possible in the ocean or on mountains. He's obsessed with cabins, sustainability, and enjoys the intersectionality between human and environmental stories and challenging the status quo.