Name: Xander Schmitz
Fact1: I would have just turned 10yo before the start of the ride
Fact2: This year is the first year of school for me because I have been homeschooled and I have to take 2 days off after my second week for the ride!
Fact3: I have a coach who trains me in Triathlon and I train every day, sometimes twice a day.
Name: Adeena Gerding
Fact1: I will be cycling with my ginormous teddy bear, Teddy Teddison, whom I have lugged across 27 countries (326 degrees of the world)
Fact2: To date I have survived shipwrecking, marooning on a deserted island, narrow escapes from pirates and komodo dragons and lions, falling into a volcano, and life.
Fact3: Against all odds, I have recently overcome my fear of tomatoes.