Shameem Shaikh – Cycling Solo Kanyakumari to Leh!
Shameem Shaikh works at MIT, Manipal University. He is also an endurance athlete, involved in long distance running and cycling over the past few years. Recently, he completed a Solo (absolutely self -supported) 1500 km cycling expedition (Bangalore -to- Koraput -| Odisha) in 8 days. Now he is all set for a harder attempt of 8000 km. His upcoming attempt is Double_K2K (Kanyakumari -to- Leh in Jammu and Kashmir and return), that totals up to 8000 km, in 38 days, this summer, starting from 23-May, 2016. Shameem, through his solo cycle expeditions hopes to spread the message of unity and the fact that all people are one and belong to one world. He also hopes that youngsters take up challenges in life and face tough situations bravely! For more on Shameem Shaikh, see his website: www.ride4pride.weebly.com ([email protected])