Story of Teresa Ko

Supported by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

I was going to keep my abseiling 69 floors down the side of One Island East very quiet and only tell after I have completed the feat but the programme does not work that way – so I am publishing my story now. 

Yes, it is crazy but I believe in doing something outside one’s comfort zone. To be honest, I am petrified as I have never abseiled – so a real personal challenge. 

I am also passionately supportive of giving young people opportunities to learn, develop and grow as my own life journey has been shaped by many opportunities which others have given me. HK Vertical 1000 is a good opportunity for me to do more. 

I have no fundraising target but for donors every dollar counts and “the sky is the limit", although on the day of the event, getting down to the ground level, as safely and as less awkwardly as I can make it, will be my goal.

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