GRANT 'AXE' RAWLINSON
Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson is a Team Decision-Making Coach and Human Powered Explorer. Born with an intense natural curiosity, for 20 years he has been achieving bold, unique goals in the world of exploration and business.
From the street level to the boardroom, international 7-aside rugby stadiums to over 50 expeditions across the globe including walking across countries, cycling across continents, climbing Mt Everest and crossing sea's completely by human-power, Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson life involves the pursuit of Bold, Unique Goals.
A native of New Zealand, Grant lives in Singapore, holds Bachelor and Post Graduate degrees, is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and a professional member of the Asian Professional Speakers Association(APSS). Grant is happily married to the beautiful Stephanie whom he shares the joy of raising twin daughter explorer's, Kate and Rachel.
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Everyone has a powerful purpose in life. We just need to uncover it. Grant's purpose is to make human-powered, exploratory research expeditions that contribute to a brighter future for our planet. Here is a snapshot of his journey.
THE BAY OF BENGAL
Founded and leading the team to make the first attempt at crossing of the Bay of Bengal by Human Power.
ROWING FROM HOME TO HOME (CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS)
Founded and lead the first team to attempt a completely human powered journey 12,000km from Singapore to New Zealand by rowing boat.
PEAK TO PEAK – NEW ZEALAND
Founded and lead the first team to make a non-stop, 1,300km, unsupported, completely human powered journey from the summit of Mt Ruapehu to the summit of Mt Cook in New Zealand.
PEAK TO PEAK – EUROPE
Founded and lead the first team to attempt a non-stop, 2,000km, unsupported, completely human powered journey from the summit of Ben Nevis in Scotland to the summit of Mt Blanc in France.
CLIMBING AROUND THE WORLD (INCLUDING MT EVEREST)
Summited over 50 mountains worldwide including Mt Everest, Exploratory 1st ascents in Kazakstan and Kygrystan, Patagonia, USA, Africa, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran.
Twenty-five years of competitive rugby including 3 years representing the Singapore National 7-aside rugby team. Eventually forced out of rugby through injury.
HUMAN POWERED EXPLORER
Growing up in a remote rural in New Zealand, Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson developed a love for human powered exploration from an early age.