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The Campaign seeks to show that life is best approached in a spirit of exploration, adventure and enterprise; to influence and better inform attitudes towards risk; to build wider recognition that chance, unforeseen circumstances and uncertainty are inescapable features of life and that absolute safety is unachievable; and to demonstrate that sensible education and preparation enable an appropriate balance to be achieved between risk & safety and achievement & opportunity.

‘Games 'should have some risk', says judge
Friday, 22 January 2010
‘Games 'should have some risk', says judge

Competitive activities should not be totally risk free, a High Court judge has ruled as he denied damages to an RAF airman who broke his neck in an 'It's a Knock-Out' style game. 

Ian Lewis Coordinator Campaign for Adventure
 
Court rejects bid for £6m damages
Friday, 22 January 2010
Court rejects bid for £6m damages

A former member of the RAF who broke his neck during an "It's a Knockout" type event at an air force base has had his bid for £6m damages turned down.

Robert Uren was 21 when he dived into an inflatable pool to retrieve plastic fruit at an event at RAF High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, in July 2005.

He had sued the MoD and Corporate Leisure to cover the care he will need after he was left tetraplegic.

The judge Mr Justice Field said: "Such activities are almost never risk-free."

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/beds/bucks/herts/8474478.stm

 

Ian Lewis  Coordinator  Campaign for Adventure

 
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