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Isabel Suppé in Intxaurrondo and Urnieta

Isabel Suppé in Intxaurrondo and Urnieta

Bedatsy wants to thank Urnieta and Intxaurrondo cultural centers for their services and introducing Isabel Suppé and her last book: Travels with Rocinante; in Quest of Lightness.

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Isabel Suppé in Intxaurrondo, on Tuesday 21, at 20:00h.

Isabel Suppé in Intxaurrondo, on Tuesday 21, at 20:00h.

We will wait for you tomorrow at Centro Cultural Intxaurrondo, XXI Semana Viajera.

"Unable to walk, with a devastating prognosis for my injured foot, I venture on a journey in quest of lightness. With my bicycle, Rocinante, and a pair of crutches as my only company, I cross the United States without a map and on a budget of exactly thirty dollars.

While I dream of an experimental joint transplant surgery that could restore my ability to run and jump, my pain leads me to discover a multiple and fascinating continent.

Situated...

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Isabel, book touring in Gasteiz, Spain.

Isabel, book touring in Gasteiz, Spain.

Isabel introducing her book in Bizi Eskola, Gasteiz.

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Bedatsy comes to an agreement with “Milenio3 and “Ser Aventureros” to interview Isabel Suppé.

Bedatsy comes to an agreement with “Milenio3 and “Ser Aventureros” to interview Isabel Suppé.

Luckily Isabel Suppé's spectacular life, reported in her two books " Starry Night " and " Travels with Rocinante; in Quest of Lightness ", has been perfectly described in Milenio 3 and Ser Aventureros radio programs.

Last weekend we have had the opportunity to listen to her in both programs. Bedatsy wants to thank especially to Javier Perez Campos and to Rebeca Revilla, their collaboration and interest for this project.

 

Milenio 3 interview, Spanish ( 1/2/15  from 2h:43min, 50s:

California-New York, with just 30$

California-New York, with just 30$

In her 2nd book " Travels with Rocinante; in Quest of Lightness” Isabel Suppé tells us about her last trip crossing the USA, from the East Coast ( Monterrey, California ) to the West Coast ( New York ) in bicycle.  She did it with crutches and only 30$.

More information in: http://bedatsy.com/isabel-suppes-new-book-travels-with-rocinante-in-quest-of-lightness-en

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Roge Blasco interviews Isabel Suppé

Roge Blasco interviews Isabel Suppé

You will know how she survived 2 nights in the open air after a 400 meters fall in the Bolivian Andes. ( Red line in the photo ). 

That her first book " Starry Night " was a finalist in Desnivel magazine awards.

That after 14 surgeries in her right leg, she has crossed by bicycle the USA helped with crutches and only 30$.

That shortly she will come to Spain to present her second book "Travels with Rocinante”.

 

Clik here  Interview ( spanish from minute 28:30 )

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Raising funds for her 2nd book: Travels with Rocinante; In Quest of Lightness”

Raising funds for her 2nd book: Travels with Rocinante; In Quest of Lightness”

Knowing better Isabel Suppé, the authoress...

July 2010, just a few meters from the summit of the Ala Izquierda del Condoriri (Bolivia, 17,761 feet) her partner slipped and both fall down tied onto the same rope.

 

" I was amazed to feel the beauty at the edge of death”

Do trips make people more intelligent? "I have learned that Kant never left his natal people ". 

" Not all carriers of the spirit of the mountain turn into climbers. Sometimes life has other plans … ". 

" 14 surgeries later, I have crossed several...

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Town of Runners in Kursaal (San Sebastian)

Town of Runners in Kursaal (San Sebastian)

On Saturday November 8th, eve of the Behobia-San Sebastián, Gebre came to the Kursaal to see the documentary Town of Runners and to take part in the Pro Bekoji  project. These are some of the images and sequences of the event.

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Magic in Plaiaundi

Magic in Plaiaundi

Last Saturday, November 8, some of us had the opportunity to run together with Gebremariam. It could have been a morning as any other, it could have been a warm-up of any other training day, but not … they were moments that probably won´t repeat again.

Not only we could run with Gebre, several times world champion and 3º in New York´s Marathon just a few days ago, but also we spoke with " the coach " Sentayehu who has trained Kenenisa Bekele or Tirunesh Dibaba and with athlete Biruk Fikadu.

 

We have the opportunity to help...

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Gebremariam supporting “Pro Bekoji” Project

Gebremariam supporting “Pro Bekoji” Project

Thanks to Run in Africa, Gebremariam made it to be with us together with Sentayehu and Biruk, supporting the project pro Bekoji.

 

5 days after being 3rd in New York´s Marathon, Gebremariam landed in Basque lands and on Friday 7th, we could see him in Hondarribia.  In spite of being one of the best long-distance runners ever, several times champion of the world, he showed from the vey start his human side, naturalness and humility.

 

We remember you the project Pro Bekoji is still alive and that you can take part in it . We...