Concirrus to sponsor Ocean Rower

Concirrus, the London based InsurTech company leading the Marine and Motor Analytics market change has teamed up with Ocean Rower, Martyn Thornton.

 The athlete and adventurer will be tackling his latest long distance challenge in 2020 by rowing the Atlantic Ocean Solo. Martyn is undertaking the row as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3000 mile test of endurance, hardship and stamina. 

Concirrus is a unique “internet of things” disruptive software company with a singular focus on the insurance market and the community they’ve built around their product. The company offers two core products for the marine and motor insurance. These products - Quest Marine and Quest Motor - serve the commercial marine and motor insurance markets. However, its technology could be applied to any line of insurance and any insurers, reinsurers and brokers that are considering using connected devices and technology to provide more accurately-priced policies.

Commenting on the sponsorship Caroline Hurst, Marketing Director stated that Martyn’s unique drive, enthusiasm and inspiration is a key reflection of how we see ourselves within our own markets and therefore an excellent match to reflect joint support.



Nutrition X sponsors Ocean Rower

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Nutrition X, the ultimate in sports nutrition, becomes the latest company to sponsor Ocean Rower and Endurance Athlete, Martyn Thornton. 

 The athlete and adventurer will be tackling his latest long distance challenge in 2020 by rowing the Atlantic Ocean Solo. Martyn is undertaking the row as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3000 mile test of endurance, hardship and stamina. 

 Nutrition X is a leading sports nutrition brand, offering a range of products and supplements scientifically formulated by a team of world-renowned sports nutritionists to support athletic performance across a range of disciplines. 

Renowned for their quality, each of their products are batch tested and submitted to Informed-Sport for certification, ensuring that every product adheres to substances listed on the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) banned substance list. 

As a result, they have fast become the number one choice of sports nutrition for a number of elite athletes and professional sports teams around the world.

The company will provide Martyn with consultancy and nutritional support during his preparation and throughout the race ensuring that he is able to maximize his performance.

Martyn commented, “the support of Nutrition X is an invaluable addition to my dietary and nutritional preparation and I’m thrilled to have their support”.

 

James Markey, Managing Director of Nutrition X said that: “As a top level endurance athlete Martyn is exactly the type of sporting personality we look to support and we look forward to working with him on his latest challenge”.

 

 

Ocean rower partners with Gloucester Rowing Club

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Gloucester Rowing Club has teamed up with Ocean Rower and Endurance Athlete, Martyn Thornton, to promote the clubs’ new venue as a regional centre for paddle sports and assist each other in raising sponsorship.

 The athlete and adventurer will be tackling his latest long distance challenge in 2020 by rowing the Atlantic Ocean Solo. Martyn is undertaking the row as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3000 mile test of endurance, hardship and stamina. 

 The club will work with Martyn to provide a comprehensive training programme over the next 18 months to ensure he is rowing fit for the challenge. 

 Jointly they will be undertaking a number of high profile events to promote the club, the ocean row and to raise sponsorship funds.

The first of these events will be the Gloucester Rowing Club Regatta over the August Bank holiday weekend, Sat 23rdand Sun 24th.

 Martyn commented that “the support of the Gloucester Rowing Club together with access to their training facilities goes a long way to helping me achieve my goal to row across the Atlantic solo in 2020”.

 Robert Dibley, Chairman of the club said: “Martyn’s latest endurance challenge is an excellent opportunity for us to promote our new headquarters to a broader audience of paddle sports enthusiasts and beginners alike”.

Ocean Rower partners with University of Gloucester

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 Endurance Athlete and Ocean Rower, Martyn Thornton, has teamed up with the University of Gloucestershire to deliver real world case study opportunities for the students of the Post Graduate Degree in Communications, PR and the Media (MA).

 The athlete and adventurer will be tackling his latest long distance challenge in 2020 by rowing the Atlantic Ocean Solo. The students will work with Martyn to provide a comprehensive spectrum of publicity and utilise the opportunity to integrate a ‘live’ case study into their course work and Post Graduate module requirements.

 Martyn is undertaking the row as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a 3000 mile test of endurance, hardship and stamina. 

 The Post Graduate syllabus will provide participants with the expertise needed to create communications campaigns across digital, social, TV and print media in conjunction with a Media Centre that includes professional-standard film, TV, music and news studios as well as editing suites, Mac equipment and production galleries.

 Martyn commented that “the support of the Post Grad students and their onsite facilities is an invaluable resources to help attract local and national sponsors as well as raise substantial sums for the charities I’m supporting”.

 Malcolm Bradbrook, senior lecturer in Journalism at the University said: “Martyn’s latest endurance challenge is an excellent opportunity for our students to apply their learnings in a real world scenario”.

 The course will take place at the university's Park Campus along with relevant support provided to Martyn at various sponsorship raising events.