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By Colin Angus

In June, 2004, Colin Angus left Vancouver on his bicycle. approximately years later, he rolled again in, taking a look like a castaway, and having accomplished the 1st human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.

Angus cycled, skiied, and rowed a course that took him to Alaska, around the Bering Sea and the Siberian wintry weather, throughout Europe from Moscow to Portugal, then around the Atlantic to Costa Rica--a 156-day rowing odyssey. From there it was once a quick 8,300 kilometre journey again to Vancouver. alongside the way in which he burned via 4,000 chocolate bars, seventy two internal tubes, 250 kgs of freeze-dried meals, 31 dorado fish (caught from the sea), 2 offshore rowboats, four bicycles, eighty kgs of garments. And he confirmed the realm that if he can shuttle 43,000 kilometres with no polluting the planet, then the remainder of us can get off our butts, and freshen up our personal acts.

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