Cannonball anyone?

It’s not very often I go off topic here on the video games page, but this can’t be missed. WIRED has an article brilliantly written by Charles Graeber on Alex Roy’s “Cannonball Run” attempts. I cannot begin to do it any justice and must be read as a story only Charles could tell. Enjoy!
The Pedal-to-the-Metal, Totally Illegal, Cross-Country Sprint for Glory