But that isn’t going to stop him from completing a 30-day challenge from Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland to Mount Etna in Sicily.
Sir Richard Branson with his children Sam and Holly standing at the foot of the Matterhorn mountain in Zermatt, Switzerland
Sir Richard Branson after he was involved in an accident when he crashed his bicycle on Virgin Gorda, one of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean
Sir Richard Branson (second right) with his children Sam (left) and Holly (right), sister Vanessa Branson (second left), nephew Noah Devereus (centre back ) and mother Eve Branson (centre front) during the launch of the Virgin Strive Challenge
The tycoon said: ‘I was extraordinarily lucky, as anybody who goes through a nasty crash and survives is extraordinarily lucky, and I’m mending really rapidly.
‘If you get knocked off your bike you’ve got to pick yourself up again and get back on again and these kids set the family a challenge every year and they have roped their father in.’
Sir Richard will be accompanied by his children Holly and Sam on the adventure, which begins today.
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