18 people think this is good

    Kate Ketschek Rodrigo Mejia Utwo cooperbalso Jeff Dossett Jacob Jones Martinez Cori Sherman Yasha Wallin Casey Caplowe

First Woman Crossing Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley by Bike


In 2009, Shannon Galpin became the first woman to mountain bike in Afghanistan, during a series of rides in Panjshir province and the hilltops of Kabul on my beloved 29′er single-speed, in an attempt to challenge gender barriers. Afghanistan is one of the few countries in the world where women are not allowed to ride bikes. A photo essay of the journey.

Launch Slideshow

Continue to matadornetwork.com