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Meet adventure cyclist Kate Leeming on her Aussie tour

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Kate Leeming Australian speech tour. Cycle Traveller

Adventure cyclist Kate Leeming will be touring Australia presenting a series of talks about her world first ride across Africa and her upcoming world record attempt in Antarctica.

Leeming, who has released a book and documentary, Njinga, about her 22,040km unsupported solo ride from Senegal to Somalia, aims to become the first person to cycle from one end of Antarctica to the other via the South Pole later this year using a custom-made fat bike.

She has previously cycled around Australia and was the first woman to ride across Russia following the fall of the Soviet Union.

Tickets to the talks are $20 each and available through World Expeditions. All proceeds go toward supporting Leeming's South Pole Expedition.

 

Dates

Kate Leeming Australian speech tour. Cycle Traveller

Hobart: Wednesday 3 June, UTAS, Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

Sydney: Thursday 11 June, Usyd, Old Geology Lecture Theatre

Brisbane: Tuesday 16 June, the George William Hotel

Canberra: Thursday 18 June, ANU, Law Link Theatre

Melbourne: Tuesday 23 June, RMIT, Kaleide Theatre

Perth: Thursday 25 June, UWA, Social Sciences Lecture Theatre

Cyclists will also have the opportunity to register to cycle with Kate in India on an escorted adventure from Leh to Manali in the Indian Himalayas.

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