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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Salopek Completes Epic Crossing of India

Update // December 05, 2019 // Out of Eden
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Salopek’s long trek through India is coming to an end. For the last few weeks, he has been walking through the hills of the rural northeastern state of Manipur. As he approached the border with Myanmar, he was joined by many of the walking partn...(more)

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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Fighting Ice, Fog, Wind and Rain

Update // November 29, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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Marie and Nil have been navigating through Bulgaria’s Rila National Park for the last couple of weeks. The trails have been made treacherous by thick fog and icy conditions. The timing has not been ideal. Usually, with conditions this bad they ...(more)

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Glimpses of Craziness, Ticks and Rising Floodwaters

Update // December 08, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

For the past month, we have only been able to get glimpses of the erratic craziness occurring on Casey's journey. Glimpses only shown through his sporadic tweets. At the beginning of November, Diego had returned from his young brother's funeral. ...(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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