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Dare to Do

Taking on the planet by bike and boat
Narrated by: Sarah Outen
Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
Categories: Sport, Other
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Summary

Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Adventure Travel Book of the Year 2016.

In November 2015 Sarah Outen completed her five-year, 25,000 mile journey looping the planet by cycling across Europe, Asia and North America and canoeing and kayaking across the North Pacific and most of the North Atlantic.

An incredible adventurer and an inspiration, Sarah has met with devastating catastrophe (losing her rowing boat, Gulliver, after a tropical storm in the Pacific and then Happy Socks before a hurricane hit her on the Atlantic), motivated people she met to do amazing things and encountered unbelievable beauty in the natural world.

This is the story of her adventure and inner journey and a call to action, to redefine your own boundaries, to be courageous and to dare to do.

©2016 Sarah Outen (P)2016 John Murray Press

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Totally mesmerising

Sarah is a champion of a human being. this beautifully written book follows the highs and lows of a truly epic circumnavigation of the globe. I can't recommend it highly enough.

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A roller coaster of a ride

This was my first audiobook and I loved it! very well written and read! Recommended

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worth a read

very good well written and engaging. a modern day adventure and worth your time. Sarah is modest and honest about the highs and lows. a refreshing and fresh read

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Absolutely outstanding.

Absolutely loved this book. From the outset I found Sarah's calming voice an absolute pleasure to listen to. I don't believe I have ever had such strong emotions listening to a book before, from the raw fear of being alone for four months on the infinite ocean riding 10 meter waves, to being rescued and saying goodbye to her boat. since listening to this book I have thoroughly enjoyed watching all of Sarah's YouTube videos and encouraging my young children to seek adventure. absolutely outstanding. thank you Sarah.

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A truly stoic effort.

This book was interesting from start to finish. The performance was good and delivered by the author themselves. It's an incredible story the kept me listening and engaged throughout, the challenges overcome, the effort given, and even the logistical nightmares faced. The whole expedition was remarkable, and its story has been delivered in a great audiobook.

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Good tale of super endurance

If like me you are inspired by others who do the near impossible you will love this.

I like that she narrates herself too. It feels more real.

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Amazing book!

I've wanted to read this book for so long and I wasn't disappointed. Loved it from start to finish. Thank you Sarah for writing about your journey.

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  • dmantyla
  • 17-10-19

insightful and inspiring

A great read about a global circum-navigation and the trials and lessons encountered as Sarah bikes, rows and kayaks around the globe...literally. I enjoyed this book ; the honesty about her depression was so refreshing - people just dont often hear of great strong people having issues with depression. A wonderful narration as well. Highly recommend

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  • 01-03-19

Excellent book, composition, and presentation.

Excellent book, composition, and presentation. Thank you for sharing this with the world with emotion and feeling.