Nov. 22, 2001: Dan Nielsen kicks across America

Dan NielsenJohn Varrill reminds us that Beaver Creek, Colorado resident Dan Nielsen left San Diego, California Thursday, November 1st, 2001 in an effort to become the fastest person to cross the US on a Kickbike. He covered 2,378 miles, arriving on the east coast at Jekyll Island Historic District, Georgia on November 22nd, 2001 in 21 Days, 9 Hours, 57 Minutes.

Here‘s a contemporary newspaper account, from the Vail Daily newspaper.

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