Miles Hilton-Barber

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Miles Hilton-Barber is a British adventurer who, despite being blind, undertakes a variety of expeditions all around the world to raise awareness and money for a charity organization, and blind people in general. His recent trips include flying from London to Sydney in a micro-light, climbing Mont Blanc and running across the Gobi Desert.


  • "Blind ambition sees pilot Miles set record". 30 April 2007. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  • Olstrom, Clifford E. (10 July 2012). Undaunted by Blindness, 2nd Edition. ISBN 9780982272190.
  • Bingham, Jane (15 January 2011). Adventurers. ISBN 9781448832910.
  • "BBC NEWS - UK - England - Derbyshire - Blind pilot achieves speed record". 31 March 2008. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  • "Intrepid Miles off for New York marathon". Derby Telegraph. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  • BBC: Is this the world's most adventurous blind man?

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