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Out of Eden
Out of Eden

Snow in Myanmar, Salopek Heads North

Update // July 16, 2020 // Out of Eden
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Salopek’s progress has been slowed by the pandemic in Myanmar, but it seems that he is still able to move internally. In our last update, he had headed south, from Mandalay to Yangon. Now it appears he has reversed course, heading north to the B...(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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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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Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

Portentous Chain of Events Brings Expedition Into Lockdown State

Update // May 14, 2020 // Ascent of the Amazon
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

Back in the days before the coronavirus' scourge of the world, Casey had his sites on getting to the next major milestone on the Peruvian Amazon River - the relatively large city of Pucallpa. He had a new walking partner/guide named Kayo, a young ...(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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