Archive for the Fire walking category

Not a blister in sight

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Article from the Broadgate Estates web site www.broadgateinfo.net On 23rd March, leading national charity Victim Support invited the Broadgate community to take part in the hottest challenge of the year. Nearly 60 intrepid people were trained by Survivorbility Ltd to walk on thousands off pieces of glass and then…. on fire! The evening was a resounding success and […]

Bull goes fire walking

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Barnett Football Club news page: Michael Bull, a season ticket holder in the East Stand who has been supporting Barnet since 1975, is doing a 15 feet sponsored walk in aid of the charity Victim Support. Not your run-of-the-mill walk this one. Michael's effort on March 23 is, in fact, a firewalk over 15 feet […]

Firewalk Challenge – Have you got what it takes?

Monday, February 15th, 2010

From the Motor Neurone Disease Association web site: Due to popular demand we have another event planned for 2010 so far… 27 MARCH, NORTHANTS COUNTY CRICKET CLUB  This unusual challenge requires participants to walk across a 20ft bed of hot coals under the supervision of Fire Walking Experts Survivorbility Ltd. All participants must take part […]

Red Ken is hot for female equality

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

By John Hyde, Docklands 24 SOME men might get cold feet about joining the feminists -but not Ken Livingstone. In fact the former London Mayor joined a host of daredevils to walk over hot coals to publicise equality campaigners The Fawcett Society. The event was held at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre on the […]

Feminist fire walk a success

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Thank you to everyone who took part in the first national feminist firewalk on the 4th February! We have raised over £16,000 and counting… These funds are crucial to Fawcett and will help us bring together individual women and women’s groups across the UK to ask politicians – including Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Leader […]

World Record for Hottest fire walk ever!! (only in America!!)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

On Saturday, October 18, 1997, near Redmond Washington, a group of 23 people (one has requested that their name not be listed) walked a 3.5 meter long firebed, participating in setting a new world record for the hottest fire intentionally walked on by a human being. The hottest part of the fire, which was approximately […]

Firewalk Challenge – Have you got what it takes?

Monday, January 18th, 2010

27 MARCH 2010, NORTHANTS COUNTY CRICKET CLUB This unusual challenge requires participants to walk across a 20ft bed of hot coals under the supervision of Fire Walking Experts Survivorbility Ltd. All participants must take part in a 1hr training session to prepare for the challenge. Over 80 people have now successfully walked on coals to […]

Firewalking ladies raise over £3000

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

FOUR women completed a charity fire-walk in memory of a friend who died of motor neurone disease. Louise Jones, 34, Polly Baker, 43, Sophie Cudwoth, 33 and Zoe Richards, 29, who all work for Invesco Perpetual in Henley, took part in the challenge at Northampton cricket ground. They were given an hour-long motivational speech before […]

Three Miles North of Molkom

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

  “Hilarious” **** – Wendy Ide, The Times “Side-splittingly funny” – Psychologies Magazine “A gentle, sweet-natured film populated by butterflies who decline to be broken on the wheel of cynicism.” **** – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian “A significant achievement” **** – Sukhdev Sandhu, Daily Telegraph “It looks great and there are more laughs than your […]

Pulse FM join in the fun

Monday, January 11th, 2010

The Pulse On Sunday 15th November The Pulse joined forces with Macmillan Cancer Support to raise money by asking individuals to walk bare foot over red-hot wood embers measuring some 800 degrees celsius. It all took place at Benfield Toyota, Wakefield and our very own Jacqui Blay was not only your host for the afternoon […]

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