David Sylvester - Traveling at the Speed of Life
Self published author and renowned cyclist, David Sylvester, will be presenting a talk sponsored in part by the Women and Minority Artist and Scholar Lecture Series. David will account his travels across North America, Africa, and Asia, by bicycle. David's story begins with the loss of his childhood friend and mentor during the collapse of the twin towers in New York City on September 11th, 2001. David Channeled his grief into a personal mission to cycle across the United States to raise money for the scholarship fund to honor his friend. Like many who cycle across the country, David returned a changed person. His adventures have become his brand and career - the big man on the bike who shares hugs and stories.