Robert Thomson (cyclist)

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Robert Thomson is a round-the-world cyclist, yachter and longboarder from New Zealand. Beginning in July 2006, he traveled 12,000 kilometres across Asia and Europe from Fukuoka in Japan to Switzerland by recumbent bicycle, then traveled on to London, England, by skateboard. He completed an unassisted journey of 12,159 km (7,555miles) across Europe, North America and China by skateboard, starting in Leysin, Switzerland on 24 June 2007 and finishing in Shanghai, China, on 28 September 2008. His journey is recognised by Guinness World Records as the longest journey by skateboard.[1]

As of October 2010, Robert Thomson resides in Japan and is completing his graduate studies.


  1. ^ Guinness World Records, Robert Thomson (Accessed 22 February 201)

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