Live Tracking | Jonathan Shubert's World Record Time

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On Feb 13th, Jonathan set a World Record by cycling 1,300km from Muscat to Salalah in under 48 hours!
Video from the journey available on Instagram @ub.cool

World Record Attempt Updates

Feb 13th -  Jonathan made it!  He reached Salalah in under 48 hours!

Feb 13th - 4am

  • 25 km left!

Feb 13th - 3 am

  • Time elapsed: 1 day, 21 hours
  • 50 km to go!
  • So close to Salalah!
3am map

Feb 13th - 2am

  • Jon smiling during a break
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-13 at 2.08.00 AM (1)

Feb 13th - 1am

  • 135 km to go!
  • Temperature is 18 degrees.
  • Roads are still flat and nice.
  • Soon we will hit the hills & difficult road.

Feb 12th - 8pm

  • 250 km to go!
  • The sun has set, and the temp is now 24 degrees - it got to 32 degrees today
  • Jon is experiencing sun stroke and pain in his abdomen.
  • He feels ok to continue cycling but he’s had to remove his helmet for a short time to cool his head as his brain is swollen against the sides of his helmet.
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-12 at 7.46.44 PM

Feb 12th - 1:15 PM

  • Completed 860 km -- 440km LEFT!
  • Temp is 30 degrees

Feb 12th - 10:30 AM

  • Completed 600 km
  • Temp is 26 degrees
  • He’s sunburnt and smothered in sun cream factor 50
  • Sock (ladies tights) down his back with ice inside it to cool him down
  • He’s using hydration tablets from Gu energy labs lemon & lime to get past the sickly feeling in his stomach.
  • Managed to eat watermelon
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-12 at 10.47.05 AM

Feb 12th - 4 AM

  • Completed 500km
  • We are behind schedule due to illness and fatigue.
  • Long, dark night on the highway with nothing to see.
  • Jon is tired.
  • He is requesting subjects to think about to get him through the dark hours.
  • The dark poses its own dangerous risk but looking forward to sunrise in 1.5 hours for some heat and energy
  • Temp at night 13 degrees compared with day time high of 29

Feb 11th – 7 PM

  • Completed 400km
  • Sun has gone completely - it's pitch black out of town on a long stretch of road with nothing on it.
  • A lot of danger in the night with camels on the road, speeding cars, and trucks.
  • The wind is unreal - this was not expected.
  • Jon is having his evening meal - he's already exhausted and we have so far to go

February 11th, 2018 - 6 AM: And he's off! Jonathan set off at 6am from Muscat on his World Record attempt!

Regular video updates on Instagram @ub.cool


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