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Karl Meltzer's Challenges on Red Bull Human Express
- OCT 27, 2010
- Karl Meltzer
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- A look at ultra trail runner Karl Meltzer during his attempt to cross the Pony Express Trail by foot. The Pony Express served as the premier U.S. mail service from east to west for 18 months in the 1860s and became the West’s best form of communication prior to the telegraph. Though the ponies back then worked hard, Meltzer covers even more ground per day than they ever did. While the 2,000+ mile journey is impressive enough, he also faces challenging terrain, unpredictable weather and a worrying lack of water.
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