The Olympic Spirit

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What a story - what a hero :D

Three years ago, a Chinese farmer packed his worldly possessions into a rusty rickshaw, and, after pedalling 37,500 miles (60,000 km) through 16 countries and more than 1,700 cities, arrived in London.


A remarkable feat, but for Chen Guanming, a 58-year-old from Jiangsu Province in eastern China, this was to be just the beginning of his adventures in the saddle.


Mr Chen, a huge fan of all things Olympics, initially decided to pedal his rickshaw all the way from China to "promote the Olympic spirit" and secure a role in the London 2012 opening ceremony.



Full story

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-23792836
 
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