41 minutes | Dec 8th 2020

39. Cycling 9000 miles across The Americas - Andrew Mortensen

This week I chat with someone who is taking on one of the most amazing endurance cycling adventures I've ever heard of, and as a result there are plenty of intense, edge of your seat stories in this episode!! After leaving his job at an airline amidst the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrew Mortensen turned to what he knew best: the open road. In support of The Trevor Project, an LGBTQ+ youth suicide prevention non-profit, he's cycled nearly 9,000 miles, first crossing the United States coast-to-coast before pedaling south to Mexico with his eyes set on South America. Andrew's three months riding have brought many unexpected hurdles, from ravenous dogs and robbery to severe illness and injury, but also have been immensely rewarding, full of breathtaking scenery, immense kindness, and more than $6,500 raised to date for The Trevor Project. If you are able to, please do donate to the cause HERE. Find and Follow Andrew on Instagram to keep up to date with his adventure. If you enjoy this episode please do leave a 5* rating and review on Apple Podcasts - it would mean the world! If you want to support The Worst Traveller in these tricky times, please give this Amazon Audible Free Trial a go - you have the option to cancel the trial before the end and still keep your free audiobook if you so wish :) (2 free, if you're an Amazon Prime Member) Audible:  CLICK HERE FOR FREE TRIAL The Equipment I use: Podcast Microphone: https://amzn.to/33yNyiY On The Go Mic: https://amzn.to/3jLycgk My Instagram: @tomjpage + @worsttraveller See you next week!
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