Erden Eruc's Circumnavigation  
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"To accomplish, to inspire and to teach..." - Erden Eruç


Erden Eruç (Say: "airDEN airROOCH")

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"The Six Summits Project": He will circumnavigate the Earth only on human power and climb the highest peak on each of 6 continents. ("Circumnavigate" means to go all the way around.)

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He has finished Stage 1 of the project. He is currently working on "Stage 2: The Pacific Crossing". He started this portion from Bodega Bay, California and is traveling to Australia.

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He left for Stage 2: The Pacific Crossing on July 10, 2007 and will arrive in Australia approximately in March 2008.

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  • To inspire children to follow their dreams
  • To involve children in the educational process
  • To raise awareness of environmental issues
  • In memory of his fallen friend, Göran Kropp

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Erden walks, climbs, rides a bike, and rows a boat. He is currently using a $40,000 rowboat that is specially designed for ocean rowing.

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