Sarah Outen

Looping the planet by pedal, paddle, and perseverance

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About Sarah Outen

Adventurer, author and speaker, Sarah Outen's most recent journey "London2London: Via the World" was a five-year 25,000 mile journey looping the planet by pedal and paddle. She cycled across Europe, Asia, and North America, rowing and kayaking across the North Pacific and most of the North Atlantic in a grueling and inspiring journey in which she connected the expedition to classrooms around the world. Sarah is the author of Dare to Do and A Dip in the Ocean, two books about her record-breaking human powered journeys. Sarah's expeditions have earned various honors—multiple Guinness World records, Order of the British Empire, and, in 2016, she was awarded the title of British Adventurer of the Year and an ESPN Newton Award. Sarah is currently working on a film of the London2London journey and a children's adventure book. 

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Adventurer, author, and speaker Sarah Outen recently completed an epic five-year, 25,000 mile journey cycling, rowing, and kayaking across the globe. Watch Sarah's 2016 TEDMED Talk to learn more about her awe-inspiring expedition and to gain insight into the mindset of determination and resiliency that fuels her adventures.

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