In 2016 He completed the 6 day, 257km Marathon des Sables, a self supported ultra marathon through the Sahara desert, also known as ‘The Toughest Footrace on Earth’. After a short period of reflection Damian committed to rowing solo and unsupported 5000kms across the Atlantic ocean. The incredible feat, in which he experienced complete steering system failure on Day 17, took him 63 days, 6 hours and 25 minutes to complete, adding him to a very exclusive group of less than 200 people to ever achieve the mammoth feat. Currently I have summited 5 of the 7 Summits, a renowned mountaineering feat to stand on top of the highest point on each continent with my recent attempt on Mount Everest thwarted dramatically by COVID19.
“Since I first took responsibility for my physical state as an overweight 17 year old, my mindset and drive has been one of self realisation. The rewards have been incredible and continue to unveil themselves as I push further into my fears and insecurities, creating the most fulfilling positive feedback loop you could ever imagine to wish for.”
Honestly this has always been my private world, where I gained my edge on opposition in sport and gained knowledge about and improved my relationship with myself, that simply nourished me on a profound level,