That was the scene at Chief Sealth High School less than an hour ago as the “Inconvenient Ride” cross-country student bicyclists (they’re in the light-blue jackets) headed out, with plenty of company, for Benaroya Hall, site of tonight’s “Project Earth Care” benefit. ADDED 6 PM: A candid moment with three of the riders, including the youngest:
Right after a TV reporter did the standard “what did you do, where did you go” interview, we asked 10-year-old Gatewood Elementary student Sydney Fuller how she managed to keep up so well with the “trip logs” posted online; Tyrone Hall Deal and Justin Marshall then chimed in about how they used humor to keep themselves going:
A little while later, here was their official introduction to the crowd, by Sealth principal John Boyd:
Project Earth Care is the same West Seattle-school-based effort that organized the Pelly Place Ravine planting event last September featuring Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai (WSB video coverage here).
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