Reddit During his time at the crease, former England cricket captain Freddie Flintoff faced many a big challenge, but it's unlikely he will have faced as big a test as the one he is set to undertake on Monday. Freddie will attempt to set 12 Guinness World Records in just 12 hours in a bid to raise money for charity Sport Relief. Among the list of potential records, Freddie is hoping to break TV star David Hasselhoff's record for Highest reverse bungee jump, set in August
Freddie made his first class debut for Lancashire in , and international honours came when he made his Test Match debut in vs South Africa.
Freddie made his biggest impact for England in the summer of , when he played a major role in regaining the Ashes from Australia. In Freddie was awarded an MBE, yet in September , as one of the biggest players in the game, Flintoff retired from professional cricket due to a recurring knee injury.
Since his retirement, Freddie has developed a strong broadcast career. The Bafta-winning show has been a huge success and is now about to film its thirteenth series.
In the same year, Freddie embarked on one of his greatest challenges to date; training to become a professional heavyweight boxer. After a chronic knee injury seemingly ended his cricket career in , it was announced that Freddie would play for Lancashire again in the NatWest T20 blast squad in May Bowled over by the support of the Australian public, Freddie returned to Australia in November until early to reprise his role with Channel Ten on The Project twice weekly and to also join the commentary team on the Big Bash League.
The high-octane show saw teams of creative engineers, mechanics and drivers from throughout the UK and Ireland transform regular cars into weaponised battle-ready vehicles.