Weston man pays tribute to best friend by fundraising mountain walk

PUBLISHED: 07:27 15 October 2020 | UPDATED: 07:27 15 October 2020

Gavin Hancockwith his best friend Sam, who died last year due to heart complication.

Gavin Hancockwith his best friend Sam, who died last year due to heart complication.

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A Weston man trekked to the summit of Snowdon to raise money for charity in memory of his best friend who died last year due to heart complications.

Gavin Hancock 3-day climb to Snowdon's summit raising money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his best friend Sam.Gavin Hancock 3-day climb to Snowdon's summit raising money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his best friend Sam.

Gavin Hancock, 25, spent three days climbing, as a tribute to his friend Sam, while raising funds for the British Heart Foundation.

He has raised £188 so far through his Go Fund Me page, with support from family and friends.

Gavin said: “Sam was my best friend through my teenage years and young adult life. Communication dropped through long distance and different colleges but when we would catch up often it felt like nothing changed. He certainly brought life and happiness to any occasion.

“I wanted to do my three-day climb in his memory and to raise money to help people like Sam with heart complications – although he never let it stop him from being happy.”

Gavin Hancock 3-day climb to Snowdon's summit raising money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his best friend SamGavin Hancock 3-day climb to Snowdon's summit raising money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of his best friend Sam

You can still support Gavin by logging on to uk.gofundme.com/f/3-day
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