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ub-cool TALKS | Jonathan Shubert | Cycling Across the Gobi Desert

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Jonathan Shubert

Dear Explorer,

We have our latest inspiring ub-cool TALKS podcast available featuring Jonathan Shubert! If you missed the news, Jonathan cycled 1,200 km across Oman in under 48 hours setting a new World Record.
Before he set out on February 11th on his epic cycling feat, Jonathan Shubert spoke at ub-cool TALKS in Muscat, Oman. With a full room of eager listeners, he told of his earlier cycling journeys and how he arrived where he is today.
Are you ready to be inspired? Listen!


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Jonathan Shubert speaking at ub-cool TALKS | Photo Credit: Hussain Al Bulushi


Profession: Science school teacher from the UK who is based in Muscat, Oman
Achievements: Rode 30,000 km around the world unassisted, a 24-hour challenge champion, UK national record holder and, recently, World Record holder of cycling 1,200 km across Oman. 
World Record Dates: 11th February 6 am and arrived at the goal at 5:21 am on February 13th
Official World Record Time: 47 hours and 21 minutes

Jonathan Shubert

ub-cool Explorer:

Jonathan is a ub-cool Explorer who receives support from us during his challenges. You can learn more about Jonathan’s amazing accomplishments at his ub-cool Explorer’s page.

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Jonathan cycling towards Salalah, in southern Oman, to set the World Record | Photo Credit: Heather Duncan

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Rakhi Chu
Explorer, writer, and chief editor with a passion to travel the world, delve into history, and just write write write! Three continents later, this Canadian lives in Dubai. Recent Adventure: Jordan - Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea. Bucket List: Caves - Hang Son Doong (Vietnam) and Krubera (Georgia).

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