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Jamie Ramsay

Ultra Runner and Land Rover Explore Ambassador - Jamie will be speaking on the main Basecamp stage for LAND ROVER EXPLORE

Born in Edinburgh, Schooled in Scotland, Oxford Brookes University and then 12 years at International communications consultancy. Adventure career started in August 2014 after quit career to follow a more passion fuelled life inspired by the great outdoors. I see myself as an Endurance Adventure Athlete and by that I mean I like to go long distances, in harsh or beautiful environments as effectively and efficiently as possible. When I conceive an idea I want it to cross into the realm where people question whether it is possible. I also want to be continually developing my skills and learning new adventure skills and interacting with other outdoor enthusiasts.

In the last 4 years, I have adventured over 24,000km in 25 different countries.

  • 17,000km solo & unsupported run from Canada to Argentina
  • 3700km solo & unsupported cycle from Sao Paulo to La Paz (28 days)
  • 700km solo & unsupported record for running the entire three peaks
  • 430km solo & unsupported Scottish Isles run
  • 3rdplace in 400km The Cape Wrath Ultra (as a GORE Wear athlete)
  • 370km trek with 10 camels in Mongolian winter
  • 3rdplace (mixed category) 260km Transalpine Run 2018 (as part of the GORE Wear team)
  • 265km Transalpine Run 2017 (as part of the GORE Wear team)
  • 237km Towpath Challenge to The National Running Show
  • Completed 135km in the Mizuno Endure24 2017 as part of a pair

Other info:

  • Guest presenter on The Wine Show (Channel 5)
  • TEDx speaker at Edinburgh University 2018
  • Scottish Adventurer of the Year 2016
  • GORE Wear Ambassador
  • Powertraveller Ambassador
  • Land Rover Explore Ambassador
  • Raise money & Awareness for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
  • Presenting DofE awards on behalf of HRH the Duke of Wessex at St James’s palace & Buckingham Palace

Website for Jamie Ramsay

Jamie Ramsay

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