Award-winning author, athlete, adventurer, celebrated journalist, Guinness World Record holder and speaker
Danny Bent: Biography highlights
Voted one of the 100 happiest people in the UK and one of the 50 most inspirational people in London, Danny Bent spreads happiness through amazing adventures, all whilst raising money for charity.
Full biography of Danny Bent
Danny Bent’s Background
Danny Bent is the award-winning author of two motivational publications including “You’ve Gone too Far This Time Sir” and “Not All Superheroes Wear Capes”. He is also a celebrated journalist, athlete, adventurer, community builder, Guinness World Record holder and speaker.
He caught the attention of the public after competing in the BBC show Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week and coming second overall. As an ultimate adventurer he has cycled 9000 miles from London to India, Pogo’d across Toga and travelled across the USA twice, climbed Kilimanjaro and has travelled to Asia, South America, Europe and Africa.
Danny also setup “Project Awesome” a free fitness initiative that regularly has a positive impact on people’s lives in London.
As a speaker, he is honest, real, inspirational, he is full of fun and mischief and his stories and passion for life leave you feeling a better person. He has given presentations to global brands across the world including HSBC, Royal Geographic Society, National Geographic, Google, YouTube, Salomon, Innocent, Cotswold, Toyota and Nestle.
Danny was voted one of the 100 happiest people in the UK and one of the 50 most inspirational people in London. His most recent project is The World Relay 2018 that combines his adventures and community building into an 18,000 mile relay around the world to raise 10M for the UN Global Goals.
Watch Danny in action
Danny brought great energy to our group sessions, bringing to life the power of sporting communities.'
Royal Geographic Society
'Danny's enthusiasm for life is intoxicating. He captures the crowd and his positivity rubs off on you.'
'Danny never fails to inspire, move and entertain. Book him. Do it.'
National Running Show
'Danny is a phenomenal speaker and I'd thoroughly recommend his talk to anyone. He is entertaining, inspiring, energising and quite simply... Awesome!'
'Danny's talk was a brilliant mix of life stories and anecdotes, coupled with the what that has taught him. Danny was engaging and really set the energy levels high for our away day'
'The highlight on Day 1 was a inspirational talk that set the audience alight by adventurer and happiness guru, Danny Bent'
'Danny's talk was so popular we had people standing outside the theatre hanging on his every word.'
'Danny was a huge amount of fun. He managed to bring inspiration and vitality to the room, sharing his remarkable life experiences, brought to life through his great story telling.'