Lynn Salvo – USA W-E Oldest Female Record – 2023-09-15

Congratulations to Lynn Salvo for breaking the USA W-E record in the oldest, female category. Lynn completed the 4029.1 miles from Ocean Shores, WA to Portland, ME at the age of 73 yrs 359 days. The minimum required distance for this record is 3200 miles which Lynn also exceeded greatly.

This eclipsed the current record of 67 years 78 days by 6 years 281 days. This is also a new Guinness World Record (GWR). This is the second time Lynn has set this GWR. She was 67 years and 32 days the first time.

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Rider Information

Rider Name: Lynnea Salvo
Age: 73
Age Group: Women 70-74
Rider Hometown: McLean, VA
Rider Country: US
Rider Website: Link

Record Information

Record Type: Cross Country
Record Country: United States
Record Category: Solo
Bike Type: Standard
Record Start Date: 2023-06-18
Record End Date: 2023-09-15

Record Statistics

Direction: W-E
Start Point: Pacific Ocean at Ocean Shores WA
End Point: Atlantic Ocean at Scarborough Beach ME (near Portland ME)
Distance (miles): 4029.1
Distance (km): 6484.21
Time (days:hours:minutes): 90:00:04
Speed (miles/hour): 1.87
Speed (km/hour): 3.0

Extra Information

Officials: Callyn Worcester, Kay Spangler, Sandra West, Michael West,, Randi Korn, Susan Schmitt, Giampaolo Salvo
Crew: Darryl Spangler, Sandra West, Michael West, Susan Schmitt, Giampaolo Salvo
Notes: An amazing show of determination and endurance for one just 6 days shy of 74 years young!
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