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Jonathan Williams

Small Business Owner, Accord Federal Services, LLC in Knoxville United States

Hi! My name is Jonathan Williams and I’m a cyclist. Well, sort of. In the summer of 2016 I was crazy enough to cycle 4,700 miles in 4 months. Why? No particular reason at all. My goal was a personal challenge and to inspire people to do things they think they can’t, whatever that may be. My journey took me up the Pacific Coast Highway from LA to Seattle and then over to Virginia Beach, VA. I met so many interesting people – too many to mention! It was an amazing summer that truly changed my life. So much so that I want to do it again with my good friend Andre! I’m a 45-year-old white man with a sense of adventure and a conservative political mindset

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Unity Ride 2017

BY JONATHAN WILLIAMS
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 17, 2017

Who bicycles 3,200 miles in 35 days? Andre Block and Jonathan Williams do. The pair set off from Oceanside, California on Memorial Day and ended in Washington, DC on the 4th of July. All the while filming a documentary film.
Why? To promote love and unity in this divided nation. You see, one is liberal, the other conservative. The differences don’t end there. The journey was long and challenging, but also a lot of fun. The two inspired everyone they came in contact with, worked as a team despite their differences, and experienced this beautiful country from an entirely different perspective.