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Jelle Veyt

Veyt Cycles To Lorient, Will Prepare to Sail

Date: September 29, 2022
Approximate GPS Location: (47.72°N, 3.36°W)

Jelle Veyt is back on the move after a long hiatus. Veyt’s initial plans to get to the fifth mountain of his human-powered seven summits unraveled. First, he became severely seasick trying to row across the Atlantic, forcing him to abandon the plan. Then, his plan to cycle through Russia en route to the Bering Strait was undone by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

His new plan to reach Denali involves cycling and sailing. On September 13, he set back off on his bicycle, riding from his home in Belgium down into France. After a week he arrived in Lorient where he will join a sailboat crew to sail to the Caribbean.

“At the start of November, we’ll depart from this port, but first I still have lots of work to do,” Veyt wrote.


update history

Human-Powered Seven Summits

Veyt Stranded in the Congo as the World Closes Borders

March 23, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro

Corrupt Border Officers and Kamikaze Trucks; Veyt Cycles Through Nigeria

February 29, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro

Chaos in Lagos; Veyt Arrives Just in Time

February 16, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro
Human-powered Seven Summits

Cycling Through West Africa, Veyt Races Towards Nigeria

February 01, 2020 // Human-powered Seven Summits: Belgium to Kilimanjaro



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