- Om RAAM
First Name: Keld
Last Name: Alstrup
How old are you? 65 and getting younger
Employer: Self employed
Web Site: www.facebook.com/keld.alstrup
Who are you?: A Dane who emigrated from Denmark at age 22 and have since lived and worked in Canada, Sweden and the US where I still reside.
I really like …?: My wife and children. Hiking, golfing, travelling, spending time with good friends. Beekeeping. Single malt scotch!
I really hate … ?: Lima beans. People who expect others to wait on them.
Favorite food?: My wife Mary’s cooking...all of it!
Are you active?: Athletic history (cycling results & other): In the fall of 2012 I will have hiked the entire 272 miles (500 km) Vermont Long Trail from Canada to Massachusetts. I am also a certified SCUBA and skydiver.
Favorite sport? – and why?: Hiking. Its healthy, carbon free, inexpensive, and an excellent way to meet good people.
Who are your heroes? Why?: People who want to try new things. The early American settlers.
What made you want to crew for the Team4Danes?: John Vammen asked me. Easy as that!
What are your expectations for RAAM?: To do the best I can to support the 4 cyclists and my team.
What intimidates you most about RAAM? That I might start hallucinating after several days and nights of looking at a biker’s rear end!
Favorite quote, either famous or not, that fuels your ambition: Just do it!
Last remark?: See you in Annapolis. It’s a beautiful town.
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