Guinness WR holder, adventurer and leader whose passion is ‘motivating people to be the best version of themselves’
Danny Bent first caught the public eye in the United Kingdom when he was placed second in the BBC’s Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week. This BBC show sees different special forces experts from across the globe test Britain’s toughest, fittest recruits, trying to break them.
Danny’s mission in life is to inspire people to do more, to give more, and to live more. Motivating people to be the best version of themselves is Danny’s passion and trade. Living dreams, facing fears, and loving themselves, others and life with abandon are his tool kit.
An award-winning author (despite being dyslexic), Danny is also a journalist, avid blogger, and adventurer.
In his books, ‘You’ve Gone Too Far This Time Sir’ and ‘Not All Superheroes Wear Capes’, Danny Bent shares his incredible experiences and lessons learned.
In ‘You’ve Gone Too Far This Time Sir’, for example, he details his 9000-mile ride from London to India, how he was chased by wild dogs, held up at gunpoint, and woke up one morning with maggots crawling around in his beard.
‘Not All Superheroes Wear Capes’, on the other hand, sees him tell the story behind One Run For Boston, a coast to coast 3,328-mile continuous running relay spanning the united states. This run created an incredibly supportive community and raised almost $600,000 for those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Danny Bent, also organised the longest relay ever, running a total of 4,000 miles in London in 2018 to help break down gang culture. This has secured him his second Guinness World Record. He has also represented Great Britain at Triathlon.
Danny is a serial fundraiser, and his relays have changed thousands of lives. His Free Fitness initiative, Project Awesome, has got tens of thousands of people out of bed and into shape across the UK.
His positivity led to him being named one of the top 100 happiest people in the UK and his actions and communities led to him being announced as one of the top 50 inspirational people in London. Danny Bent possesses infectious energy, passion, and positivity that will leave the room buzzing.
Danny has been chosen for numerous promotional campaigns and brand ambassador representation on behalf of brands which include;
Asics, London Pride, Rude Health, Citroen, Ikea, Innocent, Water in a Box, Nakd Wholefoods, Lucozade, Cotswolds Outdoor, Buff, Salomon, Pimms, Nestle, Toyota, Ragnar, Run Keeper.
Danny Bent, as a speaker, is honest, inspirational, and authentic, speaking from the heart while relating his stories and passion for life. He talks on topics from ‘Happiness of being you’ to ‘Not your usual leadership‘ to ‘Are you sitting comfortably?’ Each talk comes with lessons for life and business and a good dollop of self-depreciating humour.
He has addressed many global brands and audiences across the globe, including the likes of Google, Innocent, Nestle, Twitter, HSBC, Toyota, National Geographic, and the Royal Geographic Society.
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"Inspiring to a life-changing level!"
"People were laughing and then crying as Danny's incredible stories rolled from his tongue. Every office needs some Danny"
“Danny’s enthusiasm for life is intoxicating. He captures the crowd and his positivity rubs off on you.”
“Danny was a huge amount of fun. He managed to bring inspiration and vitality to the room, sharing his remarkable life experiences, brought to life through his great story telling.”
“Danny brought great energy to our group sessions, bringing to life the power of sporting communities.”
“Danny never fails to inspire, move and entertain. Book him. Do it.”
“Danny’s talk was so popular we had people standing outside the theatre hanging on his every word.”