Gabe Abrahams

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Gabe Abrahams is a walker and world-record holder of Multiday events (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]

Gabe Abrahams retired from these sports on January 1, 2014, after his last record. And he focussed on great walks of Multiday (Speed Walking and Beach Walking).

In August 20-29, 2015, Gabe Abrahams walked on sand during 500 km in the beaches of Sant Adrià de Besòs, Badalona and Barcelona. He broke Beach Walking World Records of 300 miles (482,803 km) and 500 km. He walked 300 miles in 203 hours and 20 minutes and 500 km in 206 hours and 30 minutes, little more than 8 days and a half.[4]

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

1.000 miles of Speed Walking[change | change source]

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

1.000 miles in Aragon[change | change source]

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

Multiday World Records[change | change source]

World Records Marks City & Date
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". Speed Walking website. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. "Gabe Abrahams". The enciclopèdia.cat, Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  3. "Entrevista a Gabe Abrahams, ultramarchador de las 1.000 millas". Speed Walking website. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  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.

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