Yesterday, Spencer West, who lost both legs to illness as a child, crossed the finish line of his 11-day trek from Edmonton to Calgary to raise awareness of the distances some people around the world must walk to get clean water.
WE DID IT!!! 300 kms done! #WeWalk4Water
— Spencer West (@spencer2thewest) May 16, 2013
West and his two best friends, David Johnson and Alex Meers, were joined by Survivor winner Ethan Zohn and former U.S. soldier J.R. Martinez for the final stretch of the journey.
Here's a shot of us walking. Raising $ to give clean water to 100,000 people around the world!!! ✌ instagram.com/p/ZWEgmzmPGy/
— J.R. Martinez (@iamjrmartinez) May 15, 2013
The group was welcomed by more than 1,000 cheering schoolchildren at Mountain Park School.
"I'm tired. My arms are killing me and I’m ready for a few days of sleep," West told reporters minutes after arrivingRead More »from Double amputee Spencer West completes heroic 11-day trek from Edmonton to Calgary