He and Jess married in 2015 and his interests included mountain biking, snow sports and power kiting
He has been abseiling, gliding and paragliding and his current hobby is power kiting
, both on land (in a buggy) and on water (kite surfing).
nged little over the centuries and its hilly e, woodland gardens and ancient trees are n wildlife - while the more adventurous can hand at horse riding, cycling and power kiting
It was while he was at school that an outward bound course in the Lake District opened his eyes to other activities and he subsequently became the archetypal all-round sportsman -climbing, paragliding, skiing, canoeing, wind surfing, sailing, power kiting
and many more were all to appear on his CV over time.
But when he's not busy stressing pipes or whatever petrochemical engineers do, he likes nothing better than power kiting
The power kiting
course is the best way to get the necessary skills on land before you move onto the kite surfing course that prepares you with the essential knowledge needed for kitesurfing safely in the sea.
For example, an Adventure costs pounds 49.50 and offers a choice of falconry through to surfing or power kiting
. Zen and Spa costs pounds 69, while the Getaways and Gourmet Retreats cost pounds 129 and pounds 149 respectively.
Events so can now offer archery lessons and laser clay pigeon shooting to frisbee frenzy and power kiting
The firm's success follows that of Paul Taylor and Victoria Siddoway's firm Once upon a Tyne in South Shields, which is being built into a 'one- stop shop' of extreme sports including surfing, power kiting
, scuba diving and rock climbing.
There is a jaw-dropping range of fun and exciting activities for the family to try in Scotland, from mountain biking to canoeing, gorge walking to power kiting
, and ice climbing to river bugging.
Highlights for 2006 include long-tailed dragon kites, kite buggying and power kiting
, stunt kites, box kites and the traditional mass kite fly event, with the chance to see some of the world's best kite makers flying their colourful creations.
Elsewhere there are opportunities for kite surfing, power kiting
and windsurfing, as well as cycling, horse riding, caving and rock climbing.