Collaborating With Ekso Bionics

Collaborating With Ekso Bionics

Mark and his team are working in partnership with Ekso Bionics to raise awareness of how exoskeletons, like the EksoGT™, and other advanced technologies, impact people’s lives with the aim of evolving the field of rehabilitation to accelerate the cure for...

Courage In Sports On CBS Television

Mark returned to endurance sports aboard a custom-built tandem bike with his former South Pole teammate, Simon O’Donnell, to complete The Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive. The race was captured on CBS television in the US as part of their highly rated Courage in Sports...

Mark’s Story Captured in Award Winning Documentary Feature Film

Mark’s rollercoaster story of blindness, spinal cord injury and work to cure paralysis with his fiancee, Simone George, is chronicled over the course of six years in Unbreakable – The Mark Pollock Story. Director, Ross Whitaker, said: “The film is really a testament...

Recipient Of People Of The Year Award

At one of the highlights in the social calendar in 2012, a host of stars and well-known faces stepped out on the red carpet to applaud the People of the Year winners. Alongside, the Olympic gold medalist and World Champion boxer Katie Taylor, Mark was honoured with a...

The Impact Of Mark’s Catastrophic Accident

Mark fell from a second story window in the summer of 2010. During 16 months in hospital, he and his family try to make sense of what has happened in this extract from the award-winning documentary, Unbreakable – The Mark Pollock...
The first blind person in the world to race to The South Pole

The first blind person in the world to race to The South Pole

Mark follows in the footsteps of Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen during a 43 day expedition race with temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees. After man hauling sledges over 1,000 kilometres with his teammates, Simon O’Donnell and Inge Solheim, Mark became the first...
Mark runs 6 marathons in 7 days in the Gobi Desert

Mark runs 6 marathons in 7 days in the Gobi Desert

After losing his sight in 1998, Mark competed in the inaugural Gobi March – The Race Of No Return – with his teammate Nick Wolfe. One year after winning silver and bronze medals at the Commonwealth Rowing Championships, Mark swapped the rivers and lakes for the desert...