About Derek

Derek Cullen is an Adventurer from Ireland. He is best known for taking long distance adventures such as cycling across Africa, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and Walking Around Ireland. In recent years, Derek has featured as an outdoor with various publications and media channels including the Irish Times, Today FM, Africa Geographic, BBC and the Today Show on RTÉ.

WINTER 2021: SPEAKING EVENTS

Derek Cullen will be giving online talks (Zoom/Microsoft Teams) to businesses and groups in Ireland. These talks will include lessons, perspectives and stories from Derek’s long distance adventures which touch on mental health or well being and how to live a more adventurously every-day.

WHERE

Ireland

WHEN

Winter 2021


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Micro Biography

In 2013, Derek Cullen spent one year riding a bicycle through Africa, a journey of 8,000 miles through 11 countries. Following this adventure, he became fascinated with “slow travel” and the perspective that comes with exploring the world in such an old fashioned way. More recently, Derek has walked the Camino de Santiago, hiked the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland and trekked 2,652 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. In October 2019, Derek finished walking more than 3,000km around Ireland.

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