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  • Atlantic Lions finishing the Talisker Atlantic Challenge


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  • Taking on an ocean

    Taking on multiple sclerosis

Raised so far

So Far we have raised


towards our target of £100,000

Please help us as we row across The Atlantic to reach that target by making a donation -  thank you

Donate to the MS Trust

Meet the team

Meet the team

We are four friends who met at the University of Birmingham.  Our aim is to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Our aim is to raise £100,000 for the MS Trust. Our aim is to aim high.

The Team

  • Charlie Hayward
    Charlie Hayward
  • Dave Middleton
    Dave Middleton
  • Joe Mile
    Joe Mile
  • Matt Townsend
    Matt Townsend

Proudly sponsored by

Proudly sponsored by

 Barretts, Blue Marlin,  The 100 Club and many others

Our SponsorsThe 100 Club

What is MS

What is multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition of the central nervous system. In MS, the coating around nerve fibres (called myelin) is damaged, causing a range of symptoms. Physical symptoms of MS  might commonly include vision and balance problems, dizziness, fatigue, bladder problems and stiffness and/or spasms.

More than 100,000 people in the UK have MS. Symptoms usually start in your 20s and 30s and it affects almost three times as many women as men.

Once diagnosed, MS stays with you for life, but treatments and specialists can help you to manage the condition and its symptoms.

We don't know the cause and we haven't yet found a cure, but research is progressing fast.

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MS Sufferers

Atlantic Lions MS Sufferers in the UK

At present, there is no cure for MS but this
certainly does not mean that the symptoms
of MS cannot be treated


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    December 15, 2015
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    December 10, 2015
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    October 21, 2015
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    August 21, 2015
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    August 17, 2015
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    July 24, 2015
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    June 8, 2015
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    May 5, 2015
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    April 25, 2015
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    March 15, 2015
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    January 25, 2015
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    December 16, 2014
  • Fundraising Fun!
    October 20, 2014
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    October 15, 2014
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    October 13, 2014
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    October 5, 2014
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    September 17, 2014
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    September 12, 2014
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    August 13, 2014
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    June 8, 2014


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