Bren­dan’s long stretch

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

COAST RIDE: Bren­dan Bar­rett, from Chal­font St Giles, com­pleted the stretch of coast­line known as the Wild At­lantic Way with his friend Gerry Pow­ell A MAN who broke his neck in a car crash now ranks 16th in the world for the num­ber of miles cy­cled in Au­gust af­ter he com­pleted a route which was nearly 2,000 miles long.

Bren­dan Bar­rett, from Chal­font St Giles, com­pleted the stretch of Ir­ish coast­line known as the Wild At­lantic Way, from Cork to Derry, for char­ity.

Along with his friend Gerry Pow­ell, from Har­row, Lon­don, he raised money for a sec­ond Lon­don air am­bu­lance and aware­ness of men­tal health char­ity Mind Your­self.

Mind Your­self works to pro­mote hap­pier and health­ier lives in the Lon­don Ir­ish com­mu­nity.

Mr Bar­rett’s life was saved by an Air Am­bu­lance crew when he and his fam­ily were in­volved in the crash in Bucks, in which he broke his neck.

They used a Strava cy­cling app to track their progress and up­date their fol­low­ers and have now been ranked 16th in the world for the num­ber of miles cy­cled in Au­gust.

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