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How amazing is Eddie Kidd?

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headfairy Mon 06-Jun-11 14:12:20

2 months after he started he's only just finishing the marathon

purepurple Mon 06-Jun-11 18:28:52

Yes, I agree. he is pretty amazing.

Islandlady Mon 06-Jun-11 18:53:01

I have just deen the report on Meridian Tonight - what a brave man and hisd wife is so supportive

headfairy Mon 06-Jun-11 19:58:05

I'm quite surprised it has had so little coverage... they mentioned it on the One Show this evening because he crossed the finish line while they were on air.

Riveninside Mon 06-Jun-11 20:29:08

Shocked at so little media coverage

headfairy Mon 06-Jun-11 21:09:01

I know.... I can't remember how many times I saw that bloke in his diving suit. I didn't even know Eddie Kidd was doing the marathon until dh told me yesterday sad

crispyambulance Mon 06-Jun-11 21:10:33

he did it the other year too didn't he?

wikolite Mon 06-Jun-11 21:11:00

Good on him

Eve Mon 06-Jun-11 21:12:11

He was on the one show a few weeks ago to publicise the marathon attempt where they showed the accident that did the damage.

He's also on twitter.

Agree his wife is amazing.

LynetteScavo Mon 06-Jun-11 21:12:17

That's amazing!

I used to adore Eddie Kidd. He signed my arm once, when I was 14 and I seriously considered getting it tattooed. grin

Thanks for sharing headfairy.

LouMacca Mon 06-Jun-11 21:49:20

Wonderful. Heard this on The One Show earlier. Agree Riveninside What an achievement, I would have expected much more coverage of this.

thefirstMrsDeVere Mon 06-Jun-11 21:57:04

He is my new hero.

It did it for 'Children with Luekemia'

I love him.

Do you know he has just had his care package slashed and is living on benefits?

I expect they will stop his DLA now he can walk 26 miles.

Eve Mon 06-Jun-11 22:26:31

He's on 10 o'clock news

thefirstMrsDeVere Mon 06-Jun-11 22:27:41

What now? I cant see him.

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