Richard Pullan

Founded The Altitude Centre in 2003 after he completed an unaided crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Richard used simulated altitude training as part of his preparation for the crossing. A strong background in rowing and cycling some of Richard’s adventures include cycling non stop across the North Island of New Zealand (650km’s in 24 hours); kayaked from Devizes to Westminster in the UK (125miles in 22 hours), Setting a world record for crossing the English Channel in a Dragon Boat (21miles in 3 hours 20 minutes) and; summited some of the World’s highest mountains that include Kilimanjaro (3 times), Aconcagua, Elbrus and Denali. Richard believes passionately in the benefits of altitude training and has used the training for all his challenges.

Greatest/Proudest Sporting Achievement:

Rowing the Atlantic

Challenging adventures at altitude:

Summitting Elbrus (5600m) and getting back down the mountain in under 24 hours

Favourite meal upon returning from altitude:

Spaghetti Bolognese

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