It Is Finished: Week 11

It Is Finished: Week 11

It is nothing short of a miracle that this crew has made it this far. Above is a photo of the team in Yorktown, VA, standing in front of the ever-elusive, finally-here, Atlantic coast. The team has been bathed in prayer and has endured blood, sweat, and tears this...
Spirit in the Wheels: Week 10

Spirit in the Wheels: Week 10

The photo above was taken on Tuesday, just outside of a United Method Church in Hindman, Kentucky. The trailer behind the team has signatures from numerous work groups that came to help through Sharing With Appalachian Peoples (SWAP). This week overflowed with...
Ups and Downs in the Ozarks: Week 8

Ups and Downs in the Ozarks: Week 8

Shannon Seward, now a seasoned cyclist, faces yet another battery of hills in the Ozark range in Missouri. These rolling hills are just some of the hundreds that your cyclists covered by the end of Saturday. We have learned, as we do with each geographic and climate...
Just Follow the Yellowstone Road: Week 4

Just Follow the Yellowstone Road: Week 4

Bison and mountains and snow angels, Oh my! Above is a picture of the team as they walked three miles behind a large group of bison. This is a common occurrence in Yellowstone National Park and was a memorable moment for the team. Being on a bicycle allowed us to...
Oregon, Idaho, & Montana! Weeks 1–3

Oregon, Idaho, & Montana! Weeks 1–3

Above is the team on the morning of Friday, June 16. The team rode 8 miles from the Bitterroot Valley Church of the Nazarene to the home of the Warnken family for an impromptu breakfast. This family became acquainted with Korte Zickefoose and his family while they...
The Beginning at the Pacific

The Beginning at the Pacific

It was a bitingly cold and foggy morning on Monday, May 29th, the day the cyclists started their trek across the country for Extreme’s fund-raising campaign, Pedal to Plant. The participants were excited to begin the daunting adventure and felt that to do it...