Bucket List

My bucket list of everything I want to do, experience and accomplish. 

Great Manchester Run - 10km, 2018

Oulton Park - Half Marathon, 2018

Greater Manchester Marathon, 2018

Sports

Golf

  • Get to a single figures handicap

  • Play the Old course at St Andrews

  • Play at Augusta national golf club

  • Play at Pebble beach 

  • Get a Hole-in-one (Done, 2015) ✔

Running

  • Run a 10 km (Achieved, 2017. PB: 53 mins May 2019) ✔

    • Current aim: Sub-50 mins​

  • Run a half-marathon (Achieved, 2018. PB: 1 hrs 59 mins October 2019) ✔

  • Run a marathon (Achieved, 2018. PB: 4 hrs 40 mins April 2018) ✔

    • Current aim: Sub 4 hours​

                                        

  • Run an ultra-marathon (2020)

  • Run the London marathon (April 2021)

  • Run the New York marathon (2021)

  • Qualify and run the Boston marathon (April 2022)

  • Run the Berlin marathon (September 2021)

  • Run the Great North Run

  • Do a running event abroad (2021)

  • Do a colour run

  • Run the Badwater 135

  • Compete in The Spine Race (Pennine Way)

  • Run the Mt Washington Road Race

  • Run the Snowdonia Marathon

  • Take part in Beacons Ultra

  • Be a pacer at a running event (2022)

  • Run The Wall race (Hadrians Wall Ultra)

  • Run the Ultra trail du mont blanc 

Triathlons and other endurance events

  • Compete in the Ultraman Triathlon

  • Do a tough mudder (2020)

  • Do a triathlon 

  • Do a Ironman 70.3 

  • Do a full Ironman Triathlon 

  • Qualify and do the Kona Ironman

  • Do a Spartan race 

  • Complete the National three peaks challenge (Snowdon - Wales, Scafell Pike - England, Ben Nevis - Scotland) (Done, August 2019) 

  • Complete the Yorkshire three peaks challenge 

  • Complete the Welsh three peaks challenge 

  • Climb Everest Base Camp

  • Compete in Rat Race Dirty Weekend

  • Cycle from London to Paris

  • Do the Bob Graham 24 hr Round

  • Do the Coast to Coast Scotland Race

  • Do the Dragons Back Race

  • Cycle Lands End to John O'Groats

Swimming

  • Swim the English Channel (Dover to Calais) (2024 - )

  • Do a long swimming event (2020)

  • Swim between Nevis and St Kitts

  • Swim Windermere

  • Swim the Jersey Round Island Challenge

  • Take part in Red Bull Neptune Steps

Other 

  • Try surfing

  • Learn how to snowboard

  • Get 50 points in one break, Snooker 

  • Try Skiing (Achieved, can ski up to red slopes currently) ✔

    • Current aim: Be able to Ski Black Diamond​

  • Have a boxing fight (Done, 2016. Part of university 1st year) ✔ 

  • Try Gymnastics (Done, 2018) ✔

  • Try Ju-jitsu

  • Try Rock Climbing 

  • Learn how to Snowboard

Fitness and other physical activities

  • Able to do a somersault

  • Do an unassisted pull-up (Done, 2019) 

  • Do a muscle up (2021)

  • Do a thoracic bridge 

  • Do a handstand unassisted (2020)

  • Have a 6-pack at least once (2020)

  • Be able to do splits both front and side, and pancake stretch

  • Be able to do a one-handed push up

  • Try Dog Sledding

  • Try Flyboarding

  • Try Hang gliding 

  • Try Paragliding

  • Try Kite surfing

  • Able to do a headstand (Done, 2020) 

  • Try Scuba diving

  • Learn to Ice skate

  • Do a Ski jump

  • Jump off a 10m diving board

  • Be able to do an Iron Cross

  • Try Yoga

Travelling & International experiences

  • Visit over 100 countries (Currently on 11 - England, Scotland, Wales, Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Botswana)

  • See the seven wonders of the world ​​ (Great wall of china, Petra, Christ the redeemer, Macchu Picchu Chichen Itza, Colosseum, Taj Mahal)

  • Go abroad alone 

  • Go on a friends holiday (May 2020)

  • Throw a dart at the map and go

  • Go to all 7 continents (Africa , Antarctica, Asia , Europe , North America, Oceania, South America)

  • Go into Space 

North America

  • Visit Statue of liberty, New York 

  • Visit Yellowstone national park, USA

  • Visit Alcatraz island, California

  • Visit the Redwood Forest, California

  • Visit Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Visit Mt Rushmore, USA

  • Walk on Grand canyon glass walkway, Arizona

  • Fly in a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, Arizona

  • Road trip through route 66, USA

  • Take part in Mardi Gras, New Orleans 

South America

  • Visit Galapagos islands, Ecuador

  • Visit the Easter islands, Chile

  • Trek the Inca Trail, Peru

  • Visit the Iguazu Falls, Argentina

  • Visit the salt flats, Bolivia

 

Europe 

  • Visit the Colosseum, Italy

  • Visit the leaning tower of Pisa, Italy

  • Visit Pompeii, Italy

  • Visit Stonehenge, Wiltshire

  • Ride London Eye, England

  • Visit the Acropolis, Greece

  • Visit Mona Lisa/Louvre, France

  • Visit Eiffel tower, France

  • Visit the Sistine chapel, Vatican city

  • Visit Venice, Italy

  • Ride a Gondola in Venice, Italy

  • Drive around the Nurburgring, Germany

  • Go to the La Tomatina festival, Spain

  • Attend the Pamplona bull run, Spain

  • See the Aurora Borealis, Scandinavia or Alaska

  • Go to Oktoberfest, Germany

  • Go to the Blue Lagoon, Iceland

  • Go to the Galway International Oyster Festival, Ireland

  • Got to an Ice bar

  • Visit Amsterdam, Netherlands

Africa

  • Visit Great pyramid of Giza, Egypt 

  • Ride in a hot air balloon (Done, Egypt 2014) ✔

  • Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (Achieved, 2016. Done as part of a charity expedition) ✔

  • Go on Safari (Done, 2016. Went on Safari in Tanzania)  ✔

  • Visit the Devil's pool, Zambia

  • Visit the Sahara Desert, Morocco 

Asia

  • Visit the Red Square and Kremlin, Russia

  • Go to the top of the tallest building in the world (Burj Khalifa, UAE)

  • Float in the dead sea, Jordan/Israel

  • Climb Mt Fuji, Japan

  • Climb to Mount Everest Base Camp, Nepal

  • Go on the longest zip-line in the world, UAE

  • Walk across longest glass walkway, China

  • Visit the Forbidden City, China

  • Visit the Yi Pieng Lantern Festival, Thailand

Oceania

  • Visit Sydney opera house, Australia

  • Visit Great barrier reef, Australia​​​​​​

  • Visit Ayers Rocks (Uluru), Australia

  • Swim in The Jellyfish Lake, Palua

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Other experiences

  • Indoor skydiving (Done, 2017) ✔

  • Donate blood (Done, November 2018) ✔

  • Go on a microlight flight (Done, February 2019) 

  • Bungee jump ​(Done, September 2019) 

  • Be an extra in a TV show/Ad/Film

  • Experience zero gravity 

  • Go skydiving (and Skydive solo although probably on my second go) 

  • Abseil down a tall building 

  • Go on the fastest zip-line in the world, Wales (2020)

  • Try wing walking 

  • Do a TED talk 

  • Drive a super-car and/or racing car

  • Fly in a helicopter

  • Go Go-Karting

  • Ride a jet-ski

  • Try bob-sleighing

  • Fly first class

  • Work on a pottery wheel (Done, June 2019) 

  • Move into my own place (January 2020) ✔

  • Do something impactful for Charity

  • Take part in car racing event

  • Try Cage diving with Sharks

  • Ride in a fighter jet

  • Try a sensory deprivation tank 

  • Have a professional massage 

  • Drive an F1 car

  • Break or have a world record

  • Hold a Tarantula

  • Drive a tank

  • See a rocket launch

  • Have Children

  • Make a difference to be remembered for 

  • Do something newsworthy 

  • Do a stand up act 

  • Try Cryotherapy

  • Be on the radio

  • Fly in a private jet

  • Extract Honey from a Beehive

  • Own a car (March 2020, Grey Peugeot 107) ✔

Ben Nevis Summit, 2019

Scafell Pike Summit, 2019

Snowdon Summit, 2019

La Plagne, France 2016

The Fighter, Sheffield, 2016

Charity Trek, Mt Kilimanjaro, 2016

Uhuru Peak, Mt Kilimanjaro, 2016

Indoor Skydiving, 2017

Dress up ready, Microlight, 2019

Microlight Flight, 2019

Pottery, Botswana, 2019

Food and Drinks

  • Try wine tasting

  • Try lobster

  • Drink absinthe

  • Try caviar

  • Eat an insect (Cooked, not off the street 😂)

  • Learn to use chopsticks

  • Try escargots/snails

  • Try haggis

  • Try alligator

  • Try Carolina reaper (Hottest pepper)

  • Try sushi in Japan

  • Eat at a three star Michelin restaurant 

  • Learn common cocktails

  • Try Sake

  • Attend a japanese tea ceremony

  • Try a Twinkie (Done, 2019) ✔ 

Skills

  • Get a pilots license

  • Learn first-aid (Done, 2017) ✔ 

  • Build a website (2017-Present) ✔

  • Get a driving license (Achieved, Sheffield 2019) ✔

  • Become fluent in new languages (Current focus is on Spanish)

  • Develop reasonable cooking skills

  • Get a Degree (Done, BA Accounting & Finance, 2019) ✔

  • Build my own computer 

  • Get a motorbike license 

  • Learn to code reasonably well

  • Learn an instrument (Either guitar or piano)

  • Learn sign language

  • Qualify as a lifeguard

  • Get a divers license 

  • Do voice-over work

  • Write an E-book

  • Try streaming (2020)

  • Learn to juggle (Done, 2017) ✔

  • Write and publish a book 

  • Be able to memorise a pack of cards (Done, 2017) ✔

  • Learn how to change a tire (February 2020) ✔

  • Be able to draw at a decent level 

  • Become proficient with photoshop and premiere pro

  • Be a leader in a field

Finance and investments

  • Buy first BTL house (2021)

  • Become financially free (2027)

  • Start a business 

  • Flip a house

  • Become a millionaire

  • Clear student debt 

  • Have a home abroad

  • Own an island

Random stuff

  • Memorise every country's flags & capitals cities (Done, did this when I was bored sometime in 2016 ) ✔

  • Be able to do a 3x3 rubiks cube (Done, 2017. Subsequently went on to learn how to do the 2x2, 4x4 and 5x5) ✔

  • Learn the nato phonetic alphabet (Done, 2016) ✔

  • Start a blog (Done (with a few consistency issues ), 2018) ✔

  • See how long I could go without sleep (Done, 2017. 90 hours, wasn't the funnest near the end) ✔

  • Have a Wikipedia page 

  • Reach 1,000 subscribers on YouTube

  • Reach 1,000 followers on Twitter

  • Reach 1,000 followers on Instagram

  • Reach 3 digits in age

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