Wildlife conservationist, filmmaker and Lion Whisperer are just some of the words used to describe Kevin. His mission is to highlight the status of the Africa’s most iconic predator, the Lion, through his own work in the media as well as alongside fellow campaigners, researchers and scientists. It is his unique relationship with the Lions that has captivated the imagination of people worldwide. Subduing the animals through love, understanding and trust to develop personal bonds with them rather than breaking their spirit. Kevin needs hardworking clothing to The Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary provides a self-sustaining sanctuary for the purposes of wild species preservation. bring awareness to the rapid decline of large carnivores in Africa due to habitat loss, human-predator conflict, the illegal bush meat trade, unscrupulous hunting, disease, and illegal trade.
How do you feel about being a Craghoppers Ambassador?
I’m very proud to be one of their ambassadors, it’s really a great thing. Craghoppers is doing great work by supporting conservation causes. The authenticity with the people that they are aligning with is important, and I think organisations need to do this for greater awareness
What’s your favorite item of clothing?
My favorite item of clothing is probably my NosiLife Adventure Top. The reason being is that it’s so practical for what I need it for in my daily work. It’s got the collar that protects my neck from the sun – I use that a lot! We come from Africa and the sun is vey hot… you will get burnt. So, the SolarShield technology on the clothing is an absolute winner, because you need best protection that you can get
What are your top 5 travel items?
Camera – I don’t leave home without it! 2. My cell phone 3. Battery pack – it has a solar panel 4. Craghoppers gear – My NosiLife Adventure Shirt 5. My Convertible Trousers – so I can go from long to short lengths!
What does getting outdoors mean to you?
Getting outdoors is really important for me, but I think that it should be really important for everyone. There’s nothing like vitamin D, it’s invigorating and rejuvenating. We live in a world of blue light from computer screens, tables and phones – I’m guilty as charged because my social media depends on it! So, whenever I get the opportunity to get outdoors, I’m at my happiest
Words: Kevin Richardson. Image: Jackie Hill- Murphy Apart from the rugged work of looking after these wonderful lions, my time is also spent growing the non-profit organization we launched in… Read More