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An audience with Prof. Greg Whyte OBE with HUUB - Save the date

  • The Carriage Shop Theatre, The Roundhouse Roundhouse Road Derby DE24 8JE (map)
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Marketing Derby Bondholder HUUB is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to join them to welcome Prof. Greg Whyte, OBE to Derby and to catch up with HUUB Wattbike, the cyclistsputting Derby and the nation of Derbados on the world map.

An independent British UCI track team, HUUB Wattbike started as 4 ambitious riders fromDerby with the desire to compete on the world stage. After a breakthrough season where theywon World Championships, a World Cup, Commonwealth Games medals and National Titlesthey are back, bigger and more ambitious than ever.

Dean Jackson, proud owner of HUUB and sponsor for HUUB Wattbike, will be taking theathletes through their paces in an interactive Q&A. Expect some witty anecdotes, a little bit ofchaos and the odd cowboy hat!

Next up to the stage, we will welcome Prof. Greg Whyte, OBE, a former Olympian and sportsscientist who competed in two Olympic games, representing Great Britain in the ModernPentathlon. He is a professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science and a UK authorityon exercise physiology, sports performance and rehabilitation.

Greg is well-known for his involvement in Comic Relief, where his role has been to train andcoach celebrities to complete challenges for charity. He has worked with David Walliams, John Bishop, James Cracknell, Cheryl Cole, Gary Barlow and Eddie Izzard and this year he is supporting Kilimanjaro: The Return. This year's Comic Relief will have aired on our screens the week before, soyou will hear straight from the horse's mouth how the celebrities coped with the challenge.

Prof. Greg Whyte learnt from an early age that the biggest obstacle in life was people telling him"No, you can't" but we all have the ability to achieve what others may tell you is impossible.

Greg will share with us aspects of his book "Achieve The Impossible" including the methodsthat can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, mortals into elite athletes and how to deliver,not dream.

Venue: The Carriage Shop Theatre, The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Derby, DE24 8JECar Parking: Limited onsite. Please use the station car park opposite which is payable.

Earlier Event: March 19
Derby City Mission