TPZ214: Cycling the Iron Curtain Trail aka Eurovelo 13 with Laura Scott

At the age of 22 she had a spinal injury that ended her dreams of becoming an athlete.  Through a lot of pain, disappointment and treatment she slowly got better.  Two years later she wanted to prove to herself that she could still achieve big goals so she set out to cycle the Iron Curtain Trail also known as Eurovelo 13.  The route took her from Norway on the Barents Sea through 19 countries ending on the Black Sea at the Turkish-Bulgarian border.  It was 5 months and 5,600 miles of cycling a diverse range of landscapes, cultures, and climates.  You can read more about her adventure at  Laura Scott, welcome to The Pursuit Zone.

TPZ194: Cycling the North Sea Cycle Route aka EuroVelo 12 with Laura Kennington

EuroVelo 12

The North Sea Cycle Route extends along the coastline of eight countries bordering the North Sea.  It’s about 6,000 km long and is also known as EuroVelo 12.  It’s a diverse route covering land below sea level in the Netherlands to cliffs over 1,000 meters high in Norway.  Laura Kennington completed this journey over 70 days in the summer of 2018.  She has also recently authored a book titled Kairos, an ancient Greek word meaning the supreme moment, where she shares the stories and lessons learned from her adventures.  You can learn more at  Laura Kennington, welcome back to the show.

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