Jack Jordan collected greater than £2,500 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by biking from Lands’ Finish to John O’ Groats.
The 26-year-old normally workout routines horses for his job however took up biking throughout the pandemic.
“My boss’s dad lent me his highway bike and I made a decision to pedal to the Lake District, which was a troublesome 117 miles,” mentioned Jack, who’s initially from Scarborough and at present residing in Sheriff Hutton.
“After I returned, I believed that I’m 26, younger and match and that I needed to do one thing to lift funds for an necessary trigger.
“I advised a couple of those who I used to be aiming to cycle from Lands’ Finish to John O’ Groats in 5 days and I had fairly a couple of doubters. That lit a hearth in me to finish it.”
Jack cycled a formidable 173 miles a day supported by his girlfriend Cara Richardson, who travelled alongside Jack and stopped each 40 miles to offer a well-known face and sandwiches.
Cara’s brother, Rafi, provided Jack with a motorcycle for the problem from his enterprise Ra Bikes.
“It was a psychological hurdle,” mentioned Jack. “I set off at 5.30am after which when it received to 1pm it will daybreak on me that I’d nonetheless be biking at 9pm. It was 13 hours on a motorcycle a day.”
When requested how he feels about finishing the problem, he mentioned: “It’s a money-can’t-buy expertise – cash can’t make you pedal from the underside of England to the highest of Scotland.
“I’m glad I used to be capable of increase funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Each time I see the helicopter within the sky, it is going to remind me of what I’ve achieved.”
Kevin Hutchinson, East Yorkshire Neighborhood Fundraiser for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, mentioned: “We wish to congratulate Jack on finishing such a difficult cycle journey and thank him for supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and elevating an unbelievable £2,500 for the charity.”