43356_43356_image.jpg

Golfer Jiménez supports Mitsubishi Electric rowing team

  • 1 Jun 2015

  • Share

Crew member and Mitsubishi Electric Heating Product Manager James Timbs-Harrison commented on the golfer’s support: “Jiménez was leading the field when he took time out to visit us and he was very impressed with the challenge facing us.”

Left to right: Stuart Markland; Liam Browning; Miguel Angel Jiménez; James Kendall and James Timbs-Harrison by the Ecodan boat.

James and his fellow crew members, Liam Browning, Stuart Markland and James Kendall will depart on 15 December 2015 in their specially named boat ‘Ecodan’ and will row continuously in two-hour shifts between 60 and 90 days.

The Tallisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge will see the crew row 4,800km across the world’s second largest ocean; from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean.

Jiménez, a brand ambassador for Mitsubishi Electric, has won 21 times on the European Tour and has been a member of several victorious Ryder Cup teams.

The 51-year-old finished the BMW PGA event on 15-under-par, joint second, behind winner Byeong-hun An.

During the tournament, he made a hole-in-one on the 154-yard second hole, which came a week after performing the same feat at the Spanish Open, setting a European Tour record of 10 and taking him past Colin Montgomerie’s total of nine.

James continues: “This is without doubt a challenge of a lifetime, but it is one which we are all looking forward to.

“A big part of this challenge is also raising money and awareness for our chosen charities and our goal is to raise £60,000, which will be split between the RNLI and Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Further information about the crew and the challenge can be found at their dedicated website.

Mitsubishi Electric Living Systems,
Travellers Lane,
Hatfield,
Hertfordshire,
AL10 8XB
United Kingdom

Visit Mitsubishi Electric Living System's website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Delta Electronics

Delta's M300 range: compact, advanced and cost-attractive

Delta Electronics has launched the new M300 range of Drives, designed for the most basic to the most advanced applications.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Hand Tools, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Power Tools

  • Share
Screen Shot 2018-02-23 at 12.54.44

A call for collaboration in timber innovation

In the latest issue of ABC&D, Metså Wood looks at further advancing the use of wood in mainstream construction with the sharing of knowledge and innovation.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Features, Timber Buildings and Timber Products

  • Share
IKO

Insulation for Islington cadets from IKO plc

IKO PLC’s ‘Fix that Hut’ scheme has seen Islington & Stoke Newington Sea Cadets centre donated more than 250 square metres of IKO enertherm PIR insulation to them.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

  • Share
unnamed

Aggregate Industries expands Southern operations with acquisition of Kendall Group

Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the aggregate and ready-mix concrete manufacturer, the Kendall Group.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations

  • Share