Fitness trainer Mario Rigby, 29, plans a two-year, 12,000-kilometre “odyssey” from Cape Town to Cairo to test his limits and inspire others.
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Toronto fitness trainer Mario Rigby is now in South Africa starting his two-year, 12,000-kilometre journey by foot and paddle boat along the length of Africa.
By: Donovan Vincent News reporter, Published on Sun Nov 29 2015For 14 days this fall, he walked more than 550 kilometres from Toronto to Montreal. Now, less than two weeks after ending that trip, Mario Rigby is undertaking a far more gruelling challenge: a two-year, 12,000-kilometre journey by foot and paddle boat along the length of Africa, from Cape Town to Cairo.
A modern explorer recently finished a voyage of walking across Africa entirely by foot and kayak.