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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Coup in Myanmar, Salopek Remains in Yangon

Update // February 24, 2021 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Since COVID-19 halted progress in March last year, we have hardly heard from Salopek. He has stayed in Myanmar and briefly headed to Putao, the northernmost town of Kachin state to visit the hometown of his walking partner Ja Pha "Jay" Se, but has...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Quest Ends at The Crossroads Between Europe and Asia

Update // May 27, 2020 // Two Steps Towards Others
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

In our last update, Marie and Nil were joined by 10 friends in the Cilingoz natural park on the edge of the Black Sea. They were preparing for a final push towards Istanbul and the end of their quest. Unfortunately, they were also having to deal w...(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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Guide Cho Catches Malaria

Update // April 27, 2021 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

Last we heard from Casey in February, he and his guide Gadiel Sanchez (Cho) had finally ventured on from Pucallpa in an attempt to get to Atalaya. However, that attempt was thwarted by police due to Covid restrictions of which they were unaware. A...(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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