SNEWS® Live: World traveler David Sylvester turns 9/11 tragedy into mission of social change
Philadelphia personal trainer David Sylvester tells SNEWS® Live the story of how his friend's death on 9/11 inspired his efforts to ride his bicycle around the world.
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SNEWS® Live: David Sylvester is a personal trainer who lives in Philadelphia. The tragic death of his friend, Kevin Bowser, on 9/11 prompted him to make a dramatic change in how he viewed the world. Over the past five years, Sylvester has ridden his bicycle across the continents of North America, Africa and Asia, making it his mission to show others how life can be a great adventure full of possibilities.
In this installment of our series that tells stories of people who have dedicated their love of the outdoors and recreation to a philanthropic cause, SNEWS® Live spoke with Sylvester to learn how he’s found adventure in giving back.