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FRI NIGHT VID: Farewell to Adventure

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 UKC News 03 Sep 2021

This week's Friday Night Video follows Captain Bob Shepton, who you may remember from various climbing films as he sails climbers to remote locations across the globe, on an emotional journey, giving up his adventurous life of sailing not because he is 85 but in order to look after his wife, Kate, as she battles Alzheimer's.

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 Doug 03 Sep 2021
In reply to UKC News:

"BBC iPlayer only works in the UK. Sorry, it’s due to rights issues"

 tjdodd 03 Sep 2021
 Matt Podd 04 Sep 2021
In reply to UKC News:

That was:-

Inspirational

Wonderful

Life affirming

Sad

Beautiful

What a man! and he started the climbing on the Orme!

 steve taylor 05 Sep 2021
In reply to Doug:

> "BBC iPlayer only works in the UK. Sorry, it’s due to rights issues"

>

That's what VPNs are for

 Señor Último 08 Sep 2021
In reply to UKC News:

Hats off to everyone involved in this film  Really good. 

 Only a Crag 09 Sep 2021
In reply to UKC News:

Surprised the climbing community couldn't have kicked off a fund raiser to help him mind his wife and keep his boat? 

 dobby 200 14 Sep 2021
In reply to Matt Podd:

And Portland, with an ice axe!

"In the early 1960s a young curate, the Reverend Bob Shepton, arrived in Weymouth"

An excerpt from Portland The Creation of a Climbing Paradise by Mick Ward

 tjdodd 19 Sep 2021
In reply to UKC News:

Finally got around to watching this.  Beautiful film.

 greg_may_ 20:30 Mon
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Got around to watching this tonight. Both sad and uplifting. 


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