April 18, 2013 at 11:35 am
He’s back! We’ve followed Steve closely over the past few weeks while he trekked to the Mount Everest Base Camp to pay tribute to his mother. With a goal of raising an incredible £5555 for Cancer Research UK, reaching Base Camp isn’t the only achievement he should be proud about.
With Steve now back with us at AXA PPP healthcare, we caught up with him to reflect on his incredible journey…
April 11, 2013 at 1:46 pm
Having reached Base Camp and passed his target height of 5555m, Steve’s journey is still far from over with the final decent ahead of him and a special date to mark.
The primary reason for Steve’s trek to raise money for Cancer Research UK was to honour the memory of his mother, whose birthday would have been this week. Find out how he got on during his final days…
April 10, 2013 at 3:43 pm
New figures from Cancer Research UK have revealed that cases of bowel cancer have increased by more than a quarter in men since the late 1970s.
According to the new research, cases in men rose from 45 per 100,000 in 1975-77 to 55 in 2008-10 – a steep 29 per cent rise. The rise in cases in women is just 6 per cent for the same period.
April 5, 2013 at 11:53 am
While most of us have been enjoying Easter Eggs and complaining about the lack of spring-like weather, Steve Desson has been struggling through freezing temperatures and high altitudes to reach Mount Everest Base Camp in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Steve’s had a busy week on his trek with both Base Camp and his target height of 5555m to reach. Here’s how he got on…
March 28, 2013 at 5:12 pm
It’s been over a week since Steve left us for his charity challenge – a long trek to the Mount Everest Base Camp in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
While he nears the height of 5555km, the inspiration of his fundraising goal of £5,555, it’s time to update you on the first half of Steve’s incredible trek.
Reaching the start
It’s a long journey to the start with Steve having to take three flights before his trek even begins. The final flight to Lukla airport would be a challenge to even seasoned travellers…