GetOutside Champion: Nigel Vardy
Nigel Vardy was born of the outdoors. His childhood was built on farming, working in the countryside and exploring his native Derbyshire.
Meet Guy Ilott - Keen ultra trail runner passionate about getting outside, challenging mindsets and mental health awareness.
What drives you to spend time outside?
Exploring, finding new trails and fresh air.
Where are your favourite places to go?
The Ridgeway, National Parks and anywhere on an OS Map.
What is your favourite thing to do outdoors?
Long day on the trails, walks with my family and watching the sun rise.
Who inspires you and how?
Shackleton, his leadership and optimism during adversity.
What are your focuses this year to help people get outside more often?
Make the outdoors fun and accessible to ALL. The great outdoors is inclusive not exclusive.
What are your 3 biggest life achievements?
Becoming a father to twin Boys, Asking for help when I needed it and my first ultra.
3 words you live by…
Endurance we Conquer
Do you have any guilty pleasures?
Big Mac/Tinned pearsClick to see all 100 GetOutside Champions