‘I have never ex­pe­ri­enced such a feel­ing of pride’

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that will en­cour­age to­day’s young­sters to get on their bikes and ex­plore.

He has also raised funds for Rose­mere Cancer Foun­da­tion’s 20th anniversary ap­peal, which aims to en­sure the foun­da­tion con­tin­ues to play a vi­tal role in com­bat­ting cancer lo­cally by fund­ing the ac­qui­si­tion of a DaVinci Xi Ro­botic Sur­gi­cal Sys­tem.

Gra­ham flew from Manch­ester to Geneva and re­turned after suc­cess­fully fin­ish­ing the event.

Gra­ham said: “I am very pleased to be able to say that I com­pleted the chal­lenge. I’ve been train­ing for 18 months in all weath­ers, so I was prop­erly pre­pared, but I have to say that – men­tally and phys­i­cally – this was the most chal­leng­ing thing I have ever done.

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