Brothers complete trans-Atlantic voyage in memory of firefighter

Publish Date:

Team Noble finish 1

They only went and did it!

Firefighter Kristopher Elliot and his brother Blair have crossed the finishing line after setting sail from La gomera in the Canary Islands 55 days ago on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge - a 3,000-mile endurance race across the Atlantic Ocean. 

The brothers took on the gruelling challenge of rowing a 23 foot boat to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity in memory of former Alloa Watch Manager John Noble.

John was tragically killed in the line of duty in 2008.

Team Noble finish 2

The Elliot family were waiting excitedly at Nelsons Dockyard in Antigua for the brothers to arrive.

They said: “It was amazing!  We have been waiting such a long time for this moment.

“Thank you to everyone for their well wishes from around the world from New Zealand to Shetland.”

The team have raised £45,000 so far for The Fire Fighters Charity.

If you would like to support Team noble - donate and join “the Wall of Heroes” http://www.team-noble.org/support/

For more information on The Fire Fighters Charity visit – www.firefighterscharity.org

Facebook @TeamNoble2017
Web: http://www.team-noble.org

Image credit: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Share