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“The day was full of energy, fun and was very exciting. I thoroughly enjoyed axe throwing” Lauren Smith

advo entered a team at the annual Bupa challenge event. The Bupa challenge is designed to test your physical and mental ability with UK Intermediary firms large and small sending teams to compete. This year’s event was held in July at the Hilton St Anne’s Manor, Berkshire and included some new and unusual challenges. The daylong event included “The day was great, very a variety of challenges. social and interactive. I managed to meet a lot of the The first event was to make Bupa team who I wouldn’t music from wood and string, normally get to speak to, and the second a team 7.5k met other brokers who are our mountain bike ride through competitors.” thick mud followed by axe throwing. “The day was full of energy, fun and was very exciting. The fourth challenge was a I thoroughly enjoyed axe race on ‘Shredders’ which throwing and shredding. can only be described as Overall it was a great a Segway with tank tracks. experience and I feel Lauren Smith, an advo privileged to had been account manager said of invited’’ the shredders The day completed with “we had never seen them dinner and drinks which started before but they were a with a ‘haka’ performance. great adrenalin rush“ advo’s team came joint 5th from the bottom of the 22 Lauren added teams and although not a

great overall result it was felt to be a success to those that entered. Natasha Gunning summed up the day saying

“the team spirit was the most enjoyable part alongside the new and unusual challenges, it was a great day.”

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