Take On The Titan Challenge For Vasculitis
Take on the Titan Challenge for Vasculitis – not for the faint hearted! The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation have organised a charity abseil from the iconic Titan Crane in Clydebank. The Titan is a 150-foot-high (46 m) cantilever crane and is an iconic landmark of the shipbuilding days in Glasgow. It was designed to be used in the lifting of heavy equipment, such as engines and boilers, during the fitting-out of battleships and ocean liners at the John Brown shipyard. This was also the world’s first electrically powered cantilever crane, and the largest crane of its type ever built at the time of its completion. The crane was used to construct some of the largest ships of the 20th century, including the Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth 2.
The abseil is under trained and experienced abseil instruction to raise awareness for Vasculitis and fundraise in aid of The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation. The proceeds raised from participants getting sponsorship will fund our scientific research and drug trials, support our range of commissioned patient support services and delivers vital awareness throughout the UK.
The 2014 Abseil has an entry fee of £45 which is made directly to the organisers. Details will be sent in your registration confirmation email. The abseil has an age of restriction of 14+. Registration links are on our home page.
Photographs: © Titan Clydebank Trust