Hazel and Luke Robertson are from Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire and now live in Edinburgh, Scotland.
They are both Explorers in Residence for the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
Endurance athlete, explorer and motivational speaker – www.lukerobertson.org
In 2016, with an artificial pacemaker and less than two years after undergoing brain surgery, Luke became the youngest Brit, the first Scot and one of less than 20 people in history to ski 730 miles solo and unsupported to the South pole. He is Explorer in Residence at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
Luke has also completed successful expeditions to Norway and Greenland and competes in long distance endurance events. These include the Ben Nevis Triathlon, the Ten Peaks Ultra, the 250 mile eight day inaugural Cape Wrath Ultra and the 'hardest footrace in the world' - the Marathon des Sables. He can also be found trying to go fast on bikes and skis.
He is an ambassador for Marie Curie, the Polar Academy and the Greener Scotland Campaign. As well as TEDx speaker, he has delivered presentations to a variety of audiences and has been a guest contributor to the BBC website. He has 6 years of business experience.
Endurance athlete and adventurer who can often be found running – www.hazelerobertson.com
Hazel has led an expedition in Canada, climbed Kilimanjaro unsupported via the treacherous Western Breach and loves anything that takes her outdoors, including back-country skiing, mountain biking and long distance multi-day ultra marathons. She is Explorer in Residence at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
In 2016 she ran a 140 mile Ice Ultra on snowshoes in Arctic Sweden and the very first 250 mile Cape Wrath Ultra through the beautiful and remote west coast of Scotland. In 2017 she completed the 156 mile Marathon des Sables in the Sahara Desert.
Hazel and Luke are both Ambassadors for Marie Curie and have raised over £89,000 for the charity through previous challenges through www.justgiving.com/hazelandluke
They have met many of the nurses and volunteers who make such a difference to the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Hazel and Luke are honoured to continue to raise funds for this amazing charity.
Please contact Hazel and Luke directly if you wish to make a corporate donation and they will put you in touch with Marie Curie directly.