Gabe Abrahams

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Gabe Abrahams is a walker and world-record holder of Multiday events (Walking, Speed Walking, Beach Walking). He was born in the district of Les Corts, Barcelona, Spain (1966).[1][2]

Toulouse-Lleida[change | change source]

Gabe Abrahams walked 500 km from Toulouse (France) to Lleida (Spain), crossing Pau, France, when he was 20 years old.[3] In 2000’s, he made his debut in sports like Beach Run and Nordic Walking. He broke several World Records.

500 miles of Beach Walking[change | change source]

In January 2014, Gabe Abrahams retired from these sports and he focussed on great walks of Multiday (Walking, Speed Walking, Beach Walking).

In August 20-29, 2015, Gabe Abrahams walked 500 km on the sand of Sant Adrià de Besòs, Badalona and Barcelona beaches in 206 hours and 30 minutes (8 days, 14 hours and 30 minutes). He broke Beach Walking World Records of 300 miles (482,803 km) and 500 km.[4]

In June 03-24, 2016, Gabe Abrahams walked 500 miles (804,672 km) on the sand of Castelldefels, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Badalona and Barcelona beaches in 21 days. He broke Beach Walking World Record of 500 miles.[5]

1.000 miles in Barcelona Metropolitan Area[change | change source]

Since 03-06 to 04-11, 2017, Gabe Abrahams walked with Power Walking technique 1.000 miles (1.609,344 km) between La Sentiu, Gavà (Garraf), Castellbisbal and Barcelona (Barcelona Metropolitan Area) in 36 days and 5 hours. He broke the Speed Walking World Record of 1.000 miles.[6]

1.000 miles in Aragon[change | change source]

Since 04-20 to 05-22, 2018, Gabe Abrahams walked with Power Walking technique 1.000 miles between Monzón and Zaragoza, on a circuit that crossed Aragon, in 32 days and 21 hours. Again, he broke the Speed Walking World Record of 1.000 miles. [7]

Around Navarra and Cinco Villas[change | change source]

Since 01-28 to 02-06, 2020, Gabe Abrahams walked around Navarra and Cinco Villas (505 km) in 8 days, 22 hours and 10 minutes. He broke the Around Navarra and Cinco Villas World Record.[8]

Multiday World Records[change | change source]

World Records Marks City & Date
Multiday -Walking- Around Navarra and Cinco Villas (505 km) 8 days, 22 hours and 10 minutes Navarra and Cinco Villas, 28-01/06-02-2020
Multiday -Speed Walking- 1.000 miles 32 days and 21 hours Aragon, 04-20/05-22-2018
Multiday -Speed Walking- The greatest distance walked with Speed Walking 1.000 miles La Sentiu, Gavà (Garraf)-Castellbisbal-Barcelona, 03-06/04-11-2017
Multiday -Speed Walking- 1.000 miles 36 days and 5 hours La Sentiu, Gavà (Garraf)-Castellbisbal-Barcelona, 03-06/04-11-2017
Multiday -Beach Walking- The greatest distance walked on the beach 500 miles Castelldefels, Sant Adrià de Besòs-Badalona-Barcelona, 03/24-06-2016
Multiday -Beach Walking- 500 miles 21 days Castelldefels, Sant Adrià de Besòs-Badalona-Barcelona, 03/24-06-2016
Multiday -Beach Walking- The greatest distance walked on the beach 500 km Sant Adrià de Besòs-Badalona-Barcelona, 20/29-08-2015
Multiday -Beach Walking- 500 km 206:30 Sant Adrià de Besòs-Badalona-Barcelona, 20/29-08-2015
Multiday -Beach Walking- 300 miles 203:20 Sant Adrià de Besòs-Badalona-Barcelona, 20/29-08-2015

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gabe Abrahams". World Ranking -National and World Race Walking-. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. "Gabe Abrahams". The enciclopèdia.cat, Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  3. "Gabe Abrahams". Speed Walking -International Website-. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  4. "Gabe Abrahams: 500 km de Beach Walking i dos Rècords del Món". Barcelona City Council. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  5. "Gabe Abrahams, rècord del món de 500 milles de caminada de platja". Barcelona City Council. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  6. "L'andreuenc Gabe Abrahams aconsegueix recórrer 1.000 milles a peu en 36 dies". Barcelona City Council. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  7. "1.000 milles per l'Aragó amb plusmarca mundial". Barcelona City Council. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  8. "Gabe Abrahams bat el récord de la Volta a Navarra i Cinco Villas". Barcelona City Council. Retrieved 6 February 2020.

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