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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Nil Hobbles On as Friends Gather on the Edge of the Black Sea

Update // March 11, 2020 // Two Steps Towards Others
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In our last update, Nil had badly twisted his ankle jumping over a fallen tree. A night’s rest was not enough to improve the situation and by the next day, it had continued swelling and was beginning to turn purple. Marie, and guests Noé and Ju...(more)

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Salopek Halted in Mandalay

Update // March 30, 2020 // Out of Eden
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For the last few weeks, Salopek has made steady progress along the Irrawaddy towards Mandalay. On March 18, he arrived in the city just as the world began to impose travel restrictions and isolation protocols. The spread of COVID-19 will halt his ...(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

A New World Record, Butter Runs Marathon 196

Update // November 11, 2019 // Running the World 196
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( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Nick Butter has completed his record-setting quest to run a marathon in every country in the world. Fittingly, he wrapped up his nearly two-year journey in Greece, the birthplace of the marathon. In our last update, Butter had just completed his m...(more)

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Lecomte Forced to Give Up Pacific Swim Attempt

Update // December 03, 2018 // The Swim
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( 8.1 ) CRITIC RATING

Lecomte's quest to become the first man to swim across the Pacific has come to an end. The team has been plagued by mechanical issues, bad weather and rough seas for much of the last two weeks. Low-pressure systems created strong winds with rough ...(more)

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