Episode 17: Andrew Siess – Youngest to Walk Around the World
On October 15, 2016 by Marshall Mosher
Andrew Siess is now the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe on foot. In the Summer of 2009, Andrew biked from Minnesota to the southern-most tip of South America. In September of 2011 Andrew canoed the entire Mississippi River, he finished in December of the same year. In May of 2012 Andrew Sailed across the Atlantic Ocean, hit a whale, was rescued by a cargo ship then began walking around the entire planet.
On this episode we learn:
- How Andrew biked from Minnesota to the southern tip of South America (and biked all the way back home!)
- Andrew shares his experience when he canoed the entire Mississippi (and did it without spending any money!)
- The story of Andrew circumventing the world.
- How Andrew’s ship sank in the middle of the ocean and they were rescued by a cargo ship.
- How Andrew made money to support himself while he walked around the world.
- How Andrew made it through the challenging months during his trip (loneliness, sickness, no money, police, danger).
- The advice Andrew would give to someone who wants to add adventure to their life.