Think your too old,too broken for that big trip? Check out this 86 year old
I just happened to see a program on this 86 yr old Australian called Doug Sunderland. I think his story may have been mentioned in a ride report on the HUBB a while ago but thought it was worth reposting as the guy is a remarkable character.
At 85 with advanced prostate cancer and pretty much only 1 usable arm he rode around Australia.
At 75 he had a head on collision in India and broke his knee, shoulder and Ankle. He got back on his bike and kept riding.
You can find a page with a quick BIO at: doug-sunderland
He was featured in a T.V program called Australian story and you can watch the program in full at:
Australian Story :: On Your Bike
It goes for about 26 Minutes.
What a legend.
Found this too
Doug Sunderland - Australian Story "On Your Bike" Part 1 of 2 - YouTube
You're never too old..
What a legend...
Great story. I hope I can do something like that when I'm 85
Another old bloke ;)
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What a great story and a lovely guy.
I have just sent him seasonal greetings on Facebook from Denmark.
Send him a message from where you are I am sure he would get a kick out of getting messages from all over the world.
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