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Squash gets ready to take on the world

Support squash players Tim Garner and Peter Nicol MBE as they get ready for the Xodus 7 Continent Challenge, which starts on 13 April. The Xodus 7 Contintent Challenge will see them play seven matches in seven days on seven continents - all to raise awareness of squash’s bid to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games.

The Xodus 7 Continent Challenge will see Britons Garner and Nicol travel more than 40,000 miles and spend more than 70 hours on airplanes as they push themselves to the limits of their physical and mental endurance. They will be posting regular updates herer on their adventure of a lifetime.

As well as raising awareness of the squash 2020 bid campaign, the Xodus 7 Continent Challenge will also be raising money for two charities close to the hearts of everyone in the squash community. The Natasha Drake Trust will help a young squash player rebuild her life after a debilitating illness and LV-SOS Kit Aid will help give disadvantaged people from all over the world the opportunity to play and enjoy squash.

Going Forward & Giving Back

In addition to raising the 2020 Bid’s profile, the challenge will be used raise funds for two on-going charities as well as local deserving projects. See the Charity pages for more details.

Peter Nicol MBE is one of the highest profile players in recent history having won over 50 PSA World Tour titles, including every major title World & British Opens and four Commonwealth Gold Medals. Peter was ranked no.1 in the World for an incredible 60 months and is deeply passionate about squash as seen by his involvement in SquashSkills, Nicol Champions Academy and the Peter Nicol Squash & Fitness Club to name just a few of his ventures.
Tim Garner is a former World no.26 squash player and co-owner of Eventis. He played on the PSA World Tour for over 10 years after graduating from Loughborough University, and since retiring remains heavily involved in the sport. As well as Eventis, he is the Tour Director for the British Squash Professionals Association, competes regularly for several clubs including Paderborn, The Lansdowne & Dulwich and in his ‘spare-time’ oversees the family farm.