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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Stuck in Jamaica; COVID-19 Shuts Down the Caribbean

Update // April 03, 2020 // The Manneken Trip
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( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

As expected, Maldague’s progress through the Caribbean has been halted by the COVID-19 virus. On March 22, Maldague reported that the Dominican Republic (his planned next destination) had elected to close its borders. Puerto Rico was another pot...(more)

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Running the Essequibo
Running the Essequibo

First Ever Run of Essequibo Completed!

Update // April 22, 2018 // Running the Essequibo
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( 9 ) CRITIC RATING

The team paddled out the river and into the Atlantic bringing the journey to an end. After 72 days and over 600 miles, the navigated journey often challenged their patience and resolve as well as jungling skills. The last section of the river was...(more)

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14/7 Project Possible
14/7 Project Possible

Nims Makes History After Fighting Whiteouts and Toothache

Update // October 29, 2019 // 14/7 Project Possible
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( 8.1 ) CRITIC RATING

In his quest to climb every 8,000m (26,250ft) mountain in just seven months, Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja was down to one last hurdle, Shishapangma in Tibet. At first, it wasn’t clear if Nims would even be granted a permit to climb the mountain; only...(more)

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Footsteps on the Gambia
Footsteps on the Gambia

Successful First Ever Gambia River Source-To-Sea Walk

Update // March 11, 2019 // Footsteps on the Gambia
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( 8.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Marching across the country, The Gambia, Powell and Roberts said they encountered days with '40' C (104 F) temperatures with '40'km (24.86 mi) of walking. They've enjoyed a few stays overlooking the river, including one right on the river banks an...(more)

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‘Mission’ Accomplished!

Update // August 13, 2019 // Mission Yangtze
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( 9.4 ) CRITIC RATING

On August 12, Dykes took the very last step of his 4000-mile, 8,000,000-plus step walk along the Yangtze River at the point where it meets the East China Sea near Shanghai. It was almost a year ago - 352 days - that he began his journey. In late n...(more)

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