George Bullard

George Bullard is a world record-breaking explorer, endurance athlete and motivational speaker.

George Bullard is a world record-breaking explorer and endurance athlete. To date he has covered more than 2000 miles on foot in the polar regions and completed 14 extraordinary expeditions around the world, guiding over 300 people. 

At the age of 19 George achieved a feat that explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes described as ‘genuinely ground-breaking’, completing the world’s longest fully unsupported polar journey.

Alongside Alex Hibbert, he made a 1374 mile return crossing of the Greenland Icecap. He has gone on to excel as an explorer and endurance athlete sailing in the TransAtlantic race, leading youth development programmes in the Amazon and facilitating scientific research expeditions in Antarctica. George is passionate about encouraging others to embark on their own adventures, embrace their strengths, overcome their weaknesses, and confront the challenge of the ‘unthinkable’.


Speaking & Events

“George regularly delivers professional, highly informative and inspirational lectures to audiences of all backgrounds, ages and ability levels. Speaking with true zeal and modesty he unpicks success and tackles failure. Encouraging us to embrace our strengths and overcome weaknesses, he ultimately leaves us ready to confront the challenge of the ‘unthinkable’”.

Supporting a self-professed “lust for life”, George is passionate about encouraging others to embark on their own adventures. To date, he has spoken at a wide range of event types and is always interested to hear about the next potential audience. With stunning accompanying imagery and breathtaking first-hand video footage from many of his expeditions, his talks can be tailored to specific audiences depending on the level of participation desired. Here are some recent accounts.


“George is an exceptional young man in that he is not only an intrepid explorer, proved by his incredible physical feat in Greenland and the Arctic but he also an extremely good entertainer! His audience was mature to say the least however his presentation was very well received at every session. We would not hesitate in inviting George to other similar occasions in the future.” – Martin Thompson, The Ultimate Travel Company


“George is an inspirational young man who embodies the great British traditions of polar exploration and adventure. It is refreshing to hear someone who not only undertakes genuinely exploratory expeditions, but someone with a passion for others and a heart for those less fortunate. His enthusiasm is infectious and he is keen to encourage others to undertake their own adventures whether large or small.” – Eton College


“George proved to be an excellent Prize Day speaker. Relaxed and confident, he quickly had the audience on his side and his speech was very well received.” – Headmaster of Town Close School

Audience awaiting George’s talk, 2013.
Photo © Duncan Rawlinson

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