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"Dimitri Kieffer" - Romanian - Friday November 1, 2013

Primul circumnavigator al planetei recunoscul de istorie a fost Magellan: in 1519 a parasit coasta Spainiei si sa intors in 1522, dupa ce traversase Atlanticul, Pacificul si Oceanul Indian. L-au urmat altii, cu diferite mijlocace de transport si cu mai mult sau mai putin succes.
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"No Cold Feet"
Stephanie Pearson, Outdoor Magazine - English - Tuesday October 8, 2013

There are a handful of accomplishments that can anchor your expedition résumé. Summiting Everest. Sailing around the world alone. Schlepping to a pole. Then there’s the rare feat of crossing the Bering Strait, a physical challenge that few have even attempted, due to dicey international politics.
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"ExWeb interview with Gulnara Kieffer, Baptism of Fire on The Road of Bones"
ExplorersWeb - English - Tuesday August 27, 2013

(By Correne Coetzer) With a lack of long distance cycling experience, but enough Russian cold winters in her life, in 2011 Gulnara decided to join seasoned explorer Dimitri Kieffer on a 2100 km cycle journey, as part of his human-power circumnavigation. The infamous Road of Bones was part of her Baptism of Fire, which, earlier this year, led to Dimitri proposing to her.
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"ExWeb interview with Dimitri Kieffer, from a Russian detention to where the camels roam free"
ExplorersWeb - English - Monday August 26, 2013

(By Correne Coetzer) In 2006, when Dimitri Kieffer and Karl Bushby planned on crossing the Bering Strait by foot, they thought that it will take them at least 3 years to succeed. They succeeded on their first attempt and landed in Russia, only to be detained in isolation from the world and from each other by the Russian border guards.
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"Swim relay across the icy waters of the Bering Strait"
Polar ExplorersWeb - English - Wednesday July 31, 2013

In 2006 Dimitri Kieffer and Karl Busby crossed the Bering Strait without support by walking on stable ice, crawling on unstable ice, climbing over ridges and swimming in open water while pulling sleds with their provisions. The duo started from Wales, Alaska, and landed in Uelen, Chukotka, Russia. They completed the 200 miles / 322 kilometers in 14 days from March 17-31, 2006. 5 days were spent swimming.
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"Adventurer Making Human Powered Circumnavigation Of The Globe"
The Adventure Blog - English - Tuesday July 30, 2013

Dimitri Kieffer is a lot of things. Born in France, he now holds dual citizenship in that country and the U.S. He is an international businessman, member of the Explorers Club, an ultrarunner and adventure racer, amongst other things. He also happens to be making a human powered circumnavigation of the globe, a journey he is making in stages as he explorers the cultures and histories of the places that he visits along the way.
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"Ride your bike through Ulaanbaatar"
Lothar Abenteuer - German - Monday June 10, 2013

The people we meet here are "completely crazy". Dimitri, who has French and Russian roots, stems from the States. He is traveling throughout the world only by self-powered means.
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"The Steppe Oasis"
Touren Fahrer - German - Monday June 10, 2013

New faces, new stories, new philosophies. All interesting, all worth listening to. As that of Dimitri, who lives in Seattle. An extremist when it comes to traveling. His goal - to circumnavigate the world on his own. "Human powered," as it is called Dimitri. The only tools that he allows himself to this ordeal, bike, sled or rowing boat are (with whom he wants to cross the Atlantic) - all things that he can move with his muscles.
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"Nexus Expeditions - Dimitri's Epic Journey"
Egan & Associates - English - Friday May 10, 2013

Have you met our friend Dimitri Kieffer?

He is back in Mongolia preparing to start the next leg of his journey around the globe. Kieffer is on a mission to circumnavigate the globe using only human power while connecting different societies, civilizations and landscapes. On this section of his trip he will be going to West Africa, via China, Kazakhstan and multiple other countries.
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"Bering Strait Expeditions"
Quick Wiki - English - Thursday March 14, 2013

In March 2006, Briton Karl Bushby and French-American adventurer Dimitri Kieffer crossed the strait on foot, walking across a frozen 90 km (56 mi) section in 15 days. They were soon arrested for not entering Russia through a border control.
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"Snowsled Company History"
Snowsled Co. - English - Wednesday March 13, 2013

In 1998 Karl Bushby started walking from the Southern tip of South America, and, by 2005, with an American Dimitri Kieffer, he had reached the Bering Strait, between Alaska and Russia. Snowsled supplied his ‘North Pole’ pulks for the winter journey up through Alaska to Cape Prince of Wales, and for the awesome crossing of the moving pack-ice to Russia in March 2006.
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"Evernew America Sponsored Athlete"
Evernew America - English - Tuesday March 12, 2013

French native, Dimitri moved to the United States in 1983 at the age of 17 in order to pursue a college education in international business. He spent his first
year in the US as an exchange student in Puyallup high school, Washington state and the next 5 years at the University of Washington in Seattle where he obtained two degrees, focusing on international trade.
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"Photo Essay of the Week #4 - Dimitri Kieffer"
No Direction Home - English - Sunday March 10, 2013

World-class adventurer and founder of Nexus Expeditions, Dimitri Kieffer has taken on a campaign of global proportions. Under the banner of Nexus, Dimitri is circumnavigating the globe through human power while connecting different societies, civilizations and landscapes. And he's damn good at what he does.
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