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Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

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Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

Super-fit dad with motor neurone disease smashes world record for travelling Thames by pedalo

A super-fit dad who is battling motor neurone disease has smashed the recordfor the fastest time travelling along the Thames by pedalo – the latest in aseries of gruelling physical challenges he is taking on to help slow thedisease’s progression.

Alongside three friends, Alex Gibson, 42, completed the128-mile stretch from Lechlade-on-Thames, Gloucestershire, to Teddington Lock,west London, in just over two days – beating the previous record set by almost48 hours and raising £35,000 for his charity, Challenging MND.


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