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Mountain biking

Summer 2010

Derren Patterson ’07—Dangerous beauty

Derren Patterson went out to see the world and landed in Bolivia leading bicycle tours down the world’s most dangerous road.

Patterson is one for adventure. After graduating from WSU with a history degree, he decided to travel, paying for it first by teaching English in Asia. He spent a year at a middle school in Korea and then found a one-year job in China at a university.

Patterson often rode his road bike and a motorcycle when he was back in the States, but in China his bicycle was his main mode of transportation. During a break, he rode from Northern Vietnam to Saigon. … » More …