JEDIDIAH JENKINS KEPT MEETING ELDERLY PEOPLE who were telling him that their life had flown by in an instant, and he was terrified of that. He didn’t want to lose his life to routine and drudgery. He didn’t want his short time on this earth to fly by. He wanted it to be jam-packed. He wanted to go into his grave tired.

So Jenkins decided to save his life by rejecting comfort, routine, and drudgery. He got on his bike in Portland and rode it south to Patagonia. It took him a year and a half. Give this video a watch and hear about Jedidiah’s journey, and why he did it.