Tim is a professional athlete and TV presenter who has appeared on numerous BBC programs. In October 2015 he won the Redbull Whitecliffs climbing competition on the Isle of White, and in February 2016 he climbed Interstellar Spice, the first Ice Climb graded WI 12 at Helmcken Falls, Canada – perhaps the most famous Ice Climbing in the World. He has also established some of the hardest rock climbs in Cuba, Mongolia and Wales. An Author, Speaker and former Wingsuit B.A.S.E. jumper, he works closely with Mountain Hardwear design team and continues to push the boundaries of physical and mental performance.
On his first Himalayan trip in 2006 with Ian Parnell, Tim climbed a new route on the East Face on Kedar Dome (6840M) free, in Super Alpine style, and nominated for the Piolet D’Or (climbing’s equivalent to the Oscars). Tim achieved podium position 4 times at the World Ice Climbing Championships. He has both the hardest Sport climb and Deep Water Solo in the Caribbean. In 2010 Tim made the first ascent of Muy Caliente the first E10 in Wales.
Tim enjoys many other sports including Skiing, Snow Boarding, Free Diving, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Kite Boarding, Mountain Biking and Heli Boarding. Tim is the Patron of the Charity “Breathtakers”. He graduated with Marine Zoology and encourages people to join his quest for Cellular Health and Dietary Excellence.
"In over five years at Eton, I have heard many speakers – both famous and obscure – but none who managed to enthuse their audience quite as much as Tim did. The energy with which he conveyed his own enthusiasm for outdoor activities was totally electrifying."
NEIL JEFFREY, ETON COLLEGE, UKout of 5