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Ep.37 Taking Indian Ultracycling To The Next Level ft. Amit Samarth

Released Friday, 5th February 2021
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Dr. Amit Samarth from Nagpur, Maharashtra is a Masters in Public Health (Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, US).
The only Asian to complete Red Bull Trans Siberian Extreme 
9100 km Cycle Race 2018 (one amongst 7 people in the world to have completed the Trans Siberian Extreme successfully) 
First Indian Rookie to finish Race Across America 5000 km Cycle Race 2017 - 11 days 21 hours, an Ironman in 11hr 45min & 16 times Ironman 70.3 with a PR of 5hr 8mins!

He was also the Winner of Deccan Cliffhanger 643 km Pune to Goa Cycle Race 2017 & is the only India to participate at BikingMan Oman Self Supported 1000 km Desert UltraCycling Race!

In this episode of Hit The Road, Amit chats with host Rohan Thakar chats about his journey so far & talk about his experiences from the various events. 
Amit embarks on a journey from 15th February 2021 with his event - Ride Across India, which is covering the Golden Quadrilateral of India traversing approx. 6000KMs to be covered in 14days!
What's unique about this event is, it's technologically loaded! Amits location, riding data & vitals will be shared in realtime on the website.
So, if you are in his trajectory, do join him for the ride!
Know more about it on https://rideacrossindia.com/

Chapter Markers:

4:37 - First DC experience
8:16 - Choosing The Crew
11:44 - Work-Workout-Life Balance
14:06 - Training Regimen
20:03 - RAAM & Trans Siberian Extreme Experiences
31:55 - Tips for New UltraCyclists
34:07 - Experience of Finishing Biking Oman
40:50 - How Amit Plans his Race Calendar
42:51 - What is Ride Across India
51:21 - Sprint To Finish 

More info about Amit
Director of 
Miles N Milers
Endurance Sports Academy

Race Director of
Tiger Marathon
Tiger Cyclothon
TigerMan Triathlon

Founder of
India Pedals - Cycle to Build Nation
Ambassador for Nagpur Metro
Collaborator for Nagpur Smart City Project for promotion of Cycling in Nagpur

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