Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Endurance Rider Merri Melde's Tevis Essay Featured in New Book
November 20 2012
Endurance rider Merri Melde's short essay on the Tevis Cup is featured in the new book, The World’s Toughest Endurance Challenges (Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2012). This 208-page illustrated book profiles 50 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides, adventure races, climbs, open-water swims and other iconic endurance events from around the world.
Her essay is her take on the ride from the athlete's perspective. Merri rode and finished the Tevis Cup in August of 2009. The extraordinary adventure is chronicled in detail her blog, "Merri Travels" on Endurance.net in the July and August 2009 archives.