Tim Emmett


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Tim is a professional extreme sports athlete and TV presenter who has appeared on numerous BBC programs.
The Great British Country Side, Top Gear, Ultimate Rock Climb, and a six hour live broadcast on BBC Scotland, to name but a few. In 2012 Tim climbed the hardest Ice Climb in the World at Helmcken Falls, Canada. He has also established the most difficult rock climb in Cuba, Mongolia and Wales. A Wingsuit B.A.S.E. jumper, Author and popular International Speaker. Tim continually pushes 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 Super Alpine style, and nominated for the Piolet D'Or (climbing’s equivalent to the Oscars). Tim also achieved podium position 4 times at the World Ice Climbing Championships. He also has both the hardest Sport climb and Deep Water Solo in the Caribbean. In 2010 Tim made the first ascent of the most difficult Tradition climb in Wales – Muy Caliente, graded E10. This year Tim continues to pursue climbing’s latest cult – ‘Para Alpinism’ – climbing big walls with a parachute and then jumping off, with a Wing-Suit!

Tim enjoys many other sports including Skiing, Snow Boarding, Free Diving, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Kite Boarding, Mountain Biking and Heli Boarding. Tim is the Patron of the Charity “Breathtakers”. He graduated with Marine Zoology and has great interest in Nutrition and Training.

Here's what people have to say about Tim's Presentations

"We were happy to welcome Tim Emmett as one of our keynote speakers during the NorthgateArinso worldwide managers meeting in 2009. We enjoyed a fantastic presentation into the wonderful world of mountaineering, ice climbing and base jumping. It was absolutely fascinating to see some of the great resemblances between business challenges on the one hand and outdoor adventures on the other. I can definitely advise everyone to
take on this thrilling ride with Tim.

Michael Custers - VP Marketing - NorthgateArinso"
JUNE 2009

"Tim Emmett's session was a breath of inspirational fresh air. Not only were his extreme adventures in words and video incredibly entertaining and funny, the extraordinary challenges he sets himself were completely awe-inspiring. Tim drew fundamental and simple learnings from these experiences that really made an experienced business team sit up, think and rethink. Above all, it was a truly inspiring hour that captured everyone's imagination and fired us all up."

Nick Martin, MD, Axciom 2008


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