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  • along with an inspector from the Health and Safety Executive to disprove the popular perception the organisation stops people enjoying life Adrenaline junkie Dean has Cone Rod Dystrophy CRD an inherited progressive disease that causes deterioration of photoreceptor cells in the eye His eyesight has been deteriorating since the age of nine and he is now registered blind Since his first tandem skydive 11 years ago Dean has taken part in over 50 activities including helicopter bungee jumping wing walking white water sledging and power boating He runs his hugely successful Extreme Dreams website from home helping people with disabilities find companies willing to help them take part in extreme sports in addition to selling specialist sports equipment to extreme activity enthusiasts Extreme Dreams is the thousandth organisation to sign up to the campaign organised by HSE to urge employers to focus on real risks not trivia and pointless paperwork HSE has had a massive response already to the Pledge from organisations such as BT Parcel Force Asda and AIG and hope to encourage more organisations to sign up and commit to debunking myths surrounding health and safety that trivialise the impact of injuries ill health and deaths on individuals and their families The organisation is concerned about people being told they cannot do something because of elf and safety HSE say the majority of the time reports are way off the mark and serve only to stoke ignorance and mistrust of the organisation Dean insists that many organisations use health and safety as an excuse when really they cannot be bothered making adjustments for disabled people He said There are so many exciting activities out there to get involved in and many people are unaware of them Some people believe that their personal circumstances render these sports out of reach I want to prove that most of the time this is not the case If you really want to do it the only thing holding you back is you not non existent health and safety legislation some people would have you believe Gavin Howat an inspector from HSE s Adventure Activities Licensing Authority Management Group who completed the abseil with Dean agrees He said HSE is concerned with the prevention of death injury and ill health to those at work and those affected by work activities We encourage strong leadership but also a common sense approach to health and safety in the workplace By focussing on core aims we help risk takers and managers distinguish between the real health and safety issues that people face at work as opposed to the trivial and we will challenge ill informed criticism and inappropriate risk averse decisions Dean s ideology fits in perfectly with HSE s core messages and that s why I was happy to undertake what looks like a very dangerous activity safely Dean s daredevil career has been made possible by organisers being informed of his disability and adapted where necessary to enable him to take part Ben Starkie

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  • s Highest SUP Club SUP Blog Swimming Corryvreckan Gulf Swimming English Channel Swimming Forth River 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2013 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2015 Swimming Location X 2011 Swimming Location X aka Loch Etchachan 2012 Swimming Monster Swim 2013 Tank Driving Thundercat Powerboat Trekking Nepal 2010 Wakeboarding Water Skiing White Water Rafting Nepal White Water Sledging Windsurfing Wing Walking Zip Slide Zorb SPORTS ENTHUSIAST FACES TALL ORDER Blind man to abseil down UK s highest waterfall 5th September 2009 A blind extreme sports enthusiast from Blairgowrie will today score a double first when he abseils down the UK s highest waterfall Dean Dunbar will tackle the 658ft Eas A Chual Aluinn near Kylesku in Sutherland becoming the first person as well as the first blind person to attempt the feat Mr Dunbar 40 of Hawthorn Lane will descend the sheer fall under the supervision of Ben Starkie from the Vertical Descents outdoors centre at Fort William He is one of hte country s top experts in the relatively new sport of aquaseiiling Registered blind since 1996 Mr Dunbar became hooked on extreme sports two years later when he attempted his first tandem skydive Since then he has blazed a trail in the field becoming the first blind person in the world to bungee jump from a helicopter participate in the five day Hebridean Challenge adventure race and be thrown by the Dangerous Sports Club s human catapult He has been planning his latest adventure for two years He said For me being registered blind as I ve always loved waterfalls whenever I go anywhere and hear one I have to go and investigate I was on holiday in that area a couple of years ago and went there with my wife When she told me it

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  • Kayaking 1 Sea Kayaking 2 Skatewing Skimboarding Skydiving tandem Snorkeling Western Australia Snowboarding Speed Riding tandem Sphere ing Stunt Plane 2002 Stunt Plane 2011 SUP Caledonian Canal aka Great Glen SUP Kerrera SUP Loch Awe 2015 SUP Loch Tay SOLO SUP Scilly to Sennen SUP UK s Highest SUP Club SUP Blog Swimming Corryvreckan Gulf Swimming English Channel Swimming Forth River 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2013 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2015 Swimming Location X 2011 Swimming Location X aka Loch Etchachan 2012 Swimming Monster Swim 2013 Tank Driving Thundercat Powerboat Trekking Nepal 2010 Wakeboarding Water Skiing White Water Rafting Nepal White Water Sledging Windsurfing Wing Walking Zip Slide Zorb Thrill seekers tackle river challenge for charity 20th July 2009 COMEDIAN Rory McGrath and a blind Blairgowrie man were among 80 participants who tackled the Glen Nevis River Race on Saturday The fundraising challenge saw adventurers navigate a two mile stretch of the River Nevis near Fort William in an array of inflatable craft Kitted out in wetsuits and crash helmets the thrill seekers started the race by launching themselves off a 35ft high bridge and plunging into the River Nevis Following the deepest course of hte river

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  • Assault Course Sandboarding England Sandboarding Western Australia Scad Diving Scrambling Scuba Diving Sea Kayak Race Oban 2013 Sea Kayak Race Oban 2012 Sea Kayaking 1 Sea Kayaking 2 Skatewing Skimboarding Skydiving tandem Snorkeling Western Australia Snowboarding Speed Riding tandem Sphere ing Stunt Plane 2002 Stunt Plane 2011 SUP Caledonian Canal aka Great Glen SUP Kerrera SUP Loch Awe 2015 SUP Loch Tay SOLO SUP Scilly to Sennen SUP UK s

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  • Marine Assault Course Sandboarding England Sandboarding Western Australia Scad Diving Scrambling Scuba Diving Sea Kayak Race Oban 2013 Sea Kayak Race Oban 2012 Sea Kayaking 1 Sea Kayaking 2 Skatewing Skimboarding Skydiving tandem Snorkeling Western Australia Snowboarding Speed Riding tandem Sphere ing Stunt Plane 2002 Stunt Plane 2011 SUP Caledonian Canal aka Great Glen SUP Kerrera SUP Loch Awe 2015 SUP Loch Tay SOLO SUP Scilly to Sennen SUP UK

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  • Highest SUP Club SUP Blog Swimming Corryvreckan Gulf Swimming English Channel Swimming Forth River 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2013 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2015 Swimming Location X 2011 Swimming Location X aka Loch Etchachan 2012 Swimming Monster Swim 2013 Tank Driving Thundercat Powerboat Trekking Nepal 2010 Wakeboarding Water Skiing White Water Rafting Nepal White Water Sledging Windsurfing Wing Walking Zip Slide Zorb Blind daredevil takes up river challenge by Kurt Bayer 17th August 2007 A BLIND daredevil is planning to become the first person to use a white water sledge down more than 46 miles of Scotland s longest river Dean Dunbar who suffers from a rare eye condition has devoted his life to tackling the world s most adreanine charged sports He has racked up a dazzling list of extreme achievements including bungee jumping parachuting cliff jumping jungle trekking scuba diving snowboarding and wakeboarding Now the 38 year old thrillseeker is taking on his biggest challenge yet by hydro speeding down the River Tay Hydro speeding is a new extreme sport that involves a person lying face down on a plastic craft legs hanging in the water Mr Dunbar will start at Loch Tay on September 1 and wind his way down to Perth He is aiming to make the journey in just three days and will be assisted by John Strang owner of Perthshire based adventure company Nae Limits who will kayak alongside him to ensure his safety The Blairgowrie adrenalin junkie who suffers from rod and cone dystrophy said he fell in love with hydro speeding on a recent trip to New Zealand He said I ve been looking for a new challenge and this just presented itself as a great idea I ve been practising on the River Isla and doing 8km five

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  • Marine Assault Course Sandboarding England Sandboarding Western Australia Scad Diving Scrambling Scuba Diving Sea Kayak Race Oban 2013 Sea Kayak Race Oban 2012 Sea Kayaking 1 Sea Kayaking 2 Skatewing Skimboarding Skydiving tandem Snorkeling Western Australia Snowboarding Speed Riding tandem Sphere ing Stunt Plane 2002 Stunt Plane 2011 SUP Caledonian Canal aka Great Glen SUP Kerrera SUP Loch Awe 2015 SUP Loch Tay SOLO SUP Scilly to Sennen SUP UK

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  • Kerrera SUP Loch Awe 2015 SUP Loch Tay SOLO SUP Scilly to Sennen SUP UK s Highest SUP Club SUP Blog Swimming Corryvreckan Gulf Swimming English Channel Swimming Forth River 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2013 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2014 Swimming Lamlash Splash 2015 Swimming Location X 2011 Swimming Location X aka Loch Etchachan 2012 Swimming Monster Swim 2013 Tank Driving Thundercat Powerboat Trekking Nepal 2010 Wakeboarding Water Skiing White Water Rafting Nepal White Water Sledging Windsurfing Wing Walking Zip Slide Zorb Blind man s tough Daily Express 4th April 2006 Written by Kurt BayerE WA BLIND daredevil is devoting his life to extreme stunts Dean Dunbar who suffers from a rare eye condition has tackled the world s most adrenalin charged sports His dazzling list of achievements includes paragliding bungie jumping parachuting cliff jumping jungle trekking scuba diving snowboarding and wakebarding And the Blairgowrie thrillseeker s latest target is to complete the Great Glen Way from Fort William to Inverness by mountain bike next month Dean 36 who suffers from Rod and Cone Dystrophy has described the bike plan as his biggest challenge yet But pushing himself to his limits is what keeps him going And by documenting his stunts on his website www extremedreams co uk Dean hopes to inspire others to abandon their couch and try some extreme fun Dean said People usually question how bad my sight is then question my sanity My whole thing really is about getting people outdoors To a certain extent I don t think having a disability is an excuse Obviously there are some people who simply can t do these activities because of their condition but a lot of people could do with getting out there and giving it a try Britain is now only just behind America in obesity levels

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