Biking backwards! Alaskan Will Walker is pedaling his way to a bright biking future!
Updated: Aug. 2, 2023 at 4:59 PM AKDT
Alaskan Will Walker likes to ride bikes … backwards. He just finished Ragbrai – a 500 mile bike ride across the state of Iowa, from Sioux City to Davenport, 7 days of riding backwards with almost 30,000 other riders (riding forwards on road bikes with Spandex!) on a BMX bike! He recorded his journey and registered with race officials and has submitted his bike ride for a Guinness World Record for longest distance riding backwards on a bike with elevation gain. The current record distance is 209 miles!
So Will met me here at the station and we went next door to Cuddy Park so he could show me his backwards riding skills. He’s amazing and takes it seriously and he’s so fast! Once you see his legs, you’ll understand he is serious about riding in general. He’s bringing a message of positivity and hope and he wants to start a foundation for kids to let them know they can turn their lives around.
Contact Will Walker on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=690649428&mibextid=b06tZ0
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