A team of three are riding for twelve weeks to prove that type 1 diabetes has no limitations.
Each year, Erik pushes the limits of this disease by going on a trip that is bigger and bolder than before.
In 2016, he trained from a 5K to a full marathon, jumped in the Hudson River for a triathlon, backpacked New Zealand.
Now, 2017 starts with 4,500 miles.
Days on the Trail:
Started: May 24th, 2017
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Erik Douds is an endurance athlete and global travel leader who lives with type 1 diabetes since the age of 16.
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Start: Yorktown, VA
Finish: Vancouver Island, BC
Date: May 22nd - August 11th, 2017
Why? Proving that people with any disease can achieve anything by coming together.
- 4,523 Miles / 7,279 Km
- ~60 miles per day
- 5,200 calories burned per day
- 500+ carbohydrates consumed each day
- 810 blood sugar tests per rider with type 1 diabetes
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