Rab

Rab

Rab is a pioneering brand that designs and produces equipment and clothing for the most extreme conditions in the world and pride themselves in creating equipment for the world’s most hostile environments. Richard is not only a Rab athlete, but proudly one of their test team helping develop the very best clothing.

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Limegreentangerine

Limegreentangerine

One of Richard’s long-standing partners, Limegreentangerine are an award winning design agency based in Cardiff. LGT are Richard’s brand design partner who design and manage Richard’s brand both on and offline. In 2012 their work on the 737 Challenge was nominated for two CIM National Marketing Awards. They won CIM National Marketing SME of the year.

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James & Jenkins

James & Jenkins

James & Jenkins, based in Cardiff, provide a wide range of new and approved used Subaru vehicles, as well as comprehensive aftercare services. James & Jenkins have been Richard’s official vehicle partner since September 2017. Richard drives a Subaru Outback. With Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, it is the 4x4 that invented the estate crossover genre.

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Specialized

Specialized

Cycling is not just a large part of Richard’s training but it also a lifestyle choice. From ripping his Epic Mountain Bike in Nepal to 21 hours straight in the saddle on his Venge, Richard spends a lot of his time on the bike both in preparation for world first expeditions and during every day life.

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GSK

GSK

The GSK Human Performance Lab is a world class science facility focused on applied and discovery research, combining GSK science expertise, external advisors and cutting edge technology to deepen our understanding of human performance. Richard’s partnership with the GSK HPL team is two fold – firstly working with the sports physiologists and dieticians to optimise Richard’s conditioning and tailoring his diet for peak performance in all his projects. Secondly, he is working closely to share pioneering physiological data and cognitive analysis from his expeditions.

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Sony UK Technology Centre

Sony UK Technology Centre

Sony UK Technology Centre is a division of Sony Europe Limited. Headed up by Steve Dalton OBE, Sony UK TEC is the manufacturing and customer service centre for Sony in the UK and houses 32 related start-up companies. Richard and Sony UK TEC have been working together since 2010, documenting his expeditions using various Sony products. Richard is a Learning & Development Ambassador for the UK Technology Centre, working with Sony UK TEC Team Leaders as part of the Learning and Development Pathway.

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Sportwales

Sportwales

The national governing body for Sport in Wales, Sport Wales fosters excellence and quality in both grassroots and elite sports provision. Richard has a foot both sides of the fence, he is supported as a high performance athlete training out of the Sport Wales Institute in Cardiff and is also a board member.

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SCARPA

SCARPA

A history spanning over seventy years, Scarpa are one of the most respected technical outdoor footwear brands in the world and provide footwear for Richard’s expeditions.

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GRIVEL

GRIVEL

Grivel have been producing the highest quality ice axes and crampons for 190 years at the foot of Mont Blanc in Courmayeur, Italy. Grivel supply hardware for Richard’s expeditions and adventures

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