Simon Pearse | 54 | South Africa
Riding experience: Simon took part in the 2012 Mongol Derby, during which time he fractured several ribs but carried on to claim 11th place. He plays polo and has six thoroughbred horses.
Outdoor/survival experience: Simon’s whole life has been an adventure - he’s cycled 300 km through the trans-frontier game reserves of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, run through the Libyan desert, ridden alongside the great migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara and rode a KTM 690 motorcycle as support crew on the 2011 Dakar Rally in South America.
Simon is raising money for the FUTURELIFE® Foundation. The Foundation's nutritional program provides FUTURELIFE® products to under-developed and malnourished South African Children which greatly assists their mental and physical development.