Maghnus and David, on the Silk Roads to Shanghai

 
SAND2SNOW ADVENTURES

Since 2008 David Burns and Maghnus Collins have embarked upon man-powered adventures and endurance races across the globe. During the course of these expeditions the pair have cycled, run and kayaked for over 30,000 km in some of the most remote locations on earth.

They also organise one of the toughest single day endurance tests in the world; The Race, a 250 km test of endurance set in Donegal, Ireland.

Throughout the course of their adventures Sand2Snow Adventures has raised over 100,000 euro for charity.

Sand2Snow Adventures is the hub for all their adventure activities. Support their latest adventure — Swim 360° — by donating below.


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05Jul
This week was Philips birthday. He manages to avoid most pictures taken and anything social media related so we thought he would really love if we did a little profile of him just so you can get to know our elusive expedition team lead. He is a man of contrasts. Philip can be described as a man ...
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25Jun
I have been threatening to write a blog for a number of weeks now but have repeatedly found reasonable sounding excuses not to. The truth of the matter, however, is that I have been reluctant to think too much about swimming when I am out of the water. Unlike any previous method of man powering our ...
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06Jun
Day 2. Greystones - Wicklow Town. 8.7 Nautical Miles / 16 KM Started off sunny and calm as we swam from our previous GPS point to level with Greystones harbour in just 40 minutes.This left only 20 minutes until our first feed and confidence was high as we appeared to be well ahead of schedule ...
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01Jun
Costcutter Swim 360 After almost two years of preparation we're delighted to launch our next expedition, Costcutter Swim 360. It is the first ever attempt at a circumnavigation of the island of Ireland solely by swimming. We will be joined on this adventure by Phillip Hatton and Leish McPartland. ...
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01Apr
Sand2Snow Adventures are planning their next expedition, due to begin this summer. We are looking for a final team member to complete the expedition team. The expedition will take approx 3 months from June to September. We are looking for a person with a minimum of 1 month availability (ideally 3 ...
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18Jan
In April 2012 Irish Adventures David Burns and Maghnus Collins set out on a manpowered journey across Asia. Throughout the 11 month expedition they would cycle 7500 km's from Istanbul to Kathmandu, run 1000km's in 26 days across the Tibetan Plateau and finally kayak the worlds third longest river ...
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Since 2008 David Burns and Maghnus Collins have embarked upon man-powered adventures across the globe. The pair have cycled, run and kayaked for over 30,000 km in some of the most remote locations on earth.

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