Cycling the Earth A Life-Changing Race Around the World

by Sean Conway

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Cycling the Earth A Life-Changing Race Around the World Synopsis

After completing a punishing training schedule and packing up everything he owned into boxes, Sean Conway was in Greenwich Park on the start line of the adventure of a lifetime. Soon he was way ahead of schedule, averaging 180 miles per day, and on course to break the round the world cycling record. But then disaster struck, and Sean was forced to confront the possibility that he may not be able to complete the race...In the course of his 16,000-mile journey, Sean travelled the famous pan-American highway across the Atacama Desert, outran tornados, relied on fellow travellers to ferry water across the Australian outback, and inadvertently joined a cycle club in Mumbai. He learnt things about himself he didn't know and rediscovered a spirit of adventure that changed everything.

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ISBN: 9780091959760
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Publisher: Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091959760
Publication date: 7th July 2016
Author: Sean Conway
Publisher: Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, Sport,
Categories: Autobiography: sport, Cycling,

About Sean Conway

In 2012 Sean Conway gave up his photography job to try to break the record for cycling around the world. His dream came to an abrupt end when he was hit by a truck and badly injured in Arkansas, USA. After two weeks of recovery he managed to get back on his bike and continue his journey. In 2013 he became the first person to swim the length of Britain. Sean has also cycled the length of Britain and in 2015 he ran it unsupported, making him the first person to complete a British 'triathlon'. Sean has also climbed Kilimanjaro dressed as a ...

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