Inspired by the dream of creating an accessible and inclusive world and finding a cure for spinal cord injury, Rick Hansen set out on a journey that would make history – the Man In Motion World Tour (MIMWT).
From March 21, 1985 to May 22, 1987, Rick and his team wheeled over 40,000 km through 34 countries raising awareness about the potential of people with disabilities, creating accessible and inclusive communities, and finding a cure.
Fast Facts about the Man In Motion World Tour
March 21, 1985 -
May 22, 1987
Start Date/ End Date
Average daily hours spent wheeling
Average daily distance
The Swiss Alps
(5 577 ft)