Surgeon shortlisted for The Scottish Adventure Awards

08 January 2014

We're extremely proud to announce that Hand surgeon, Mr Chris Oliver has been shortlisted for the Scottish Adventure Awards 2014. The Scottish Adventure Awards celebrate the very best of Scottish adventure

Mr Chris Oliver, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon at Spire Shawfair cycled 3,500miles across USA from Los Angles to Boston in summer 2013. The cycle was unusual as Chris rode with his 22 year old daughter Catherine. Chris had previously lost 12 stone after gastric band surgery. Chris & Catherine have been shortlisted as "Team of the Year". It was not a race with Catherine but she always won! Award ceremony in Glasgow on 5th March. Guardian Bike blog article on the cycle ride

There is also a Scottish Adventurer of the Year overall “Public Award”. Anyone can vote for Catherine & Chris Oliver’s cycle ride, all support welcome

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