Tim is a professional athlete who has also appeared on numerous BBC programs, including Top Gear. In October 2015 he won the Redbull Whitecliffs climbing competition on the Isle of White, and in February 2016 he climbed Interstellar Spice, the first Ice Climb in the world graded WI 12 at Helmcken Falls, Canada. In August 2016 he climbed the scary and runout traditionally protected climb The Path 5.14R (8b+), in Lake Louise, Canada. More recently in 2017 he repeated Superman 5.14c (8c+) in Squamish, BC, Canada.
He has established some of the hardest rock climbs in Cuba, Mongolia and Wales. An Author, Speaker and wingsuit pilot, he works closely with Mountain Hardwear design team and continues to push the boundaries of physical and mental performance. On his first Himalayan trip in 2006 with Ian Parnell, Tim climbed a new route on the East Face on Kedar Dome (6840M) free, in Alpine style, and nominated for the Piolet D’Or. Tim achieved podium position 4 times at the World Ice Climbing Championships. In 2010 Tim made the first ascent of Muy Caliente the first E10 in Wales.Tim enjoys many other sports including Skiing, Split Boarding, Free Diving, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Kite Boarding, Mountain Biking and Heli Boarding. Tim graduated with Marine Zoology is is currently training for Everest which he is planning to climb in October 2019
This is the Ginette Harrison Memorial Lecture 2019