Andy McIntosh, 42 from Strathaven near Glasgow, is a retired Army Corporal who despite living with severe mobility difficulties, will be driving a TGA Breeze mobility scooter 100-miles to raise military charity donations on the 100th World War One anniversary.
He is due to Start on Sunday 9th November 2014, 9:00am at Goldens Sands Holiday Park, Beach Road, Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61 5LF and intends to Finish on Tuesday 11th November 10-11:00amPoppy Scotland, Edinburgh (Head Office), New Haig House, Logie Green Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4HQ.
Andy will be driving a Breeze S4 GT loaned by TGA. This is a revised model of the winner of the BBC Top Gear Extreme Mobility Scooter challenge, which was broadcast on BBC 2 in 2012. More recently, this robust 8mph scooter with proven off-road capabilities, set a new world recordthis summer for: “The greatest distance covered in 24 hours by a mobility scooter.” The Breeze delivered 100% reliability and comfort to the driver during this extreme challenge and will once again be tested to the limit on this 100-mile journey along the Scottish east coast.
Andy served in The Cheshire Regiment for 14 years experiencing front line action in Bosnia, Iraq and Northern Ireland. Read more…..