Monday, February 21, 2011

Edward Payson Weston - Professional Walker RPPC Postcard

This is the most famous walker in the late 1800's early 1900's..
The Father of Modern Pedestrianism EDWARD PAYSON WESTON
He walked for many years, many miles and in many countries.
His career was a professional walker, rarely slept more than 6 hours and would eat while walking.
In 1927 he was struck by a taxicab and severly injured and never walked again. He died two years later in 1929.

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