To support the Power of Bicycles and to empower students, endurance athletes Rebecca Rusch and Patrick Sweeney conquered the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro by bike. Without assistance, the pair scaled and biked down Africa’s highest peak at 19,341 feet – and raised $20,000 to help mobilize students through World Bicycle Relief.
After they reached the summit, they visited Lwanda Secondary School in Kakamega, Kenya, to see how revolutionary Buffalo Bicycles can be in the lives of students. Their efforts were captured on film by Red Bull.
Rebecca Rusch, a longtime supporter and fundraiser, has dedicated many efforts toward helping spread the Power of Bicycles over the years. Rebecca’s Private Idaho and Giddy Up Challenge have raised tens of thousands of dollars for World Bicycle Relief’s work.
Experience the challenges they faced along their Mt. Kilimanjaro journey and encounter the rewards of their school visit.