Williams Slim (w2785)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: 1881-1974
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Wagon, cart, Carro, carretto, Char, Chariot
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Slim Williams, The Alaskan Adventurer and Musher Who Became World Famous for Driving His Wolf-Dog Team 5'600 Miles Blazing The Proposed Alaska - U.S. Highway. Slim William International Trail, Blazer, Alaska to Washington D.C., 1933

Wilson Robert (w2786)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: France, Francia
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Internet: Visit Website
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Robert Wilson l'homme cible autour du monde avec sa malle Vuitton

Wilvert F. E. (w2787)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Stilts, Trampoli, Echasses
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Walking on Stilts From Harrisburg, PA to Panama Pacific Expo, San Francisco CAL

Winder Tom W. (w2788)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Bike, tricycle, Bicicletta, triciclo, Vélo, tricycle
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Winder T. W., Around the United States by bicycle, Elmira, Tom Winder Publisher, 1895.

The greatest test that a bicycle ever withstood! Tom W. Winder's tour around the borders of the United States, 21,600 miles. He wore out ten tires, two suits of clothes and five pairs of shoes in 274 days.

Wingo Plennie L. (w2790)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: 1895-1993
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Internet: Visit Website
  • Wikidata: Visit Website
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Wingo P. L., Around the world backwards, The Restless Texan Who Walked, Eakin Press, 1982.
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: World's Backward Walking Champion

Plennie Lawrence Wingo (January 24, 1895 – October 2, 1993) walked backwards from Santa Monica, California to Istanbul, Turkey (about 13,000 km/8,000 miles) from April 15, 1931 to October 24, 1932 at the age of 36.

Winterfeld Arturo (w2795)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: Arthur Winterfeld
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: Germany, Germania, Allemagne
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Viaggio a piedi intorno al mondo. ARTURO WINTERFELD / Viaje á pie alrededor del mundo (135.000) km.) por ARTURO WINTER- / FELD, aleman, de edad 29 años. / Como justificación de mi viaje tengo todos mis certificados necesarios. / Este viaje es principiado en el año 1900 y terminará en el año 1915. / Durante este largo viaje á pie, me obligo á vivir únicamente con la / venta de mis tarjetas postales.

Witzani Rudolf & Ludwig (w2797)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: Czech republic, Republica ceca, République tchèque
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde

Woolf Dwight Homer (w2801)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: Walking Woolfs
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Woolf D. H. e S., Tramping and Camping by the Walking Woolfs, Kansas City, 1912.
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Kansas City To NY With Their Dog. MR. and MRS. D. H. Woolf at camo on the 101 Ranch with the chief of the Ponea Indians

The unique experience of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight H. Woolf, the champion Long Distance Walkers, has awakened general interest through- out the United States. 

Woolf Weymouth Stella (w2802)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: Walking Woolfs
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Woolf D. H. e S., Tramping and Camping by the Walking Woolfs, Kansas City, 1912.
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Kansas City To NY With Their Dog

The unique experience of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight H. Woolf, the champion Long Distance Walkers, has awakened general interest through- out the United States.

Workmann Bullock Fanny (w2803)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: 1859-1925
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Bike, tricycle, Bicicletta, triciclo, Vélo, tricycle
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Internet: Visit Website
  • Wikidata: Visit Website
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Workmann F. e W., Algerian memories: A bicycle tour over the Atlas to the Sahara, New York, Anson D. F. Randolph & Co., 1895.

Workmann William Hunter (w2804)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: USA
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: 1847-1937
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Bike, tricycle, Bicicletta, triciclo, Vélo, tricycle
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Workmann F. e W., Algerian memories: A bicycle tour over the Atlas to the Sahara, New York, Anson D. F. Randolph & Co., 1895.

World Tour Car Racing 1908 (w2805)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: -
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Car or similar, Mezzi a motore, Moyen motorisé
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Internet: Visit Website
  • Wikidata: Visit Website
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Le tour du monde en automobile, carte du raid New York - Paris, par le détroit de behring. N. Y. Paris Race.

The 1908 New York to Paris Race was an automobile competition consisting of drivers attempting to travel from New York to Paris. This was a considerable challenge given the state of automobile technology and road infrastructure at the time. Only three of six contestants completed the course. The winner was the American team, driving a 1907 Thomas Flyer.

Worth R. C. (w2806)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: -
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot, A piedi, A pied
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World, Giro del mondo, Tour du monde
  • Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: R. C. Worth and wife traveling around the world. Will travel the entire dominion of Canada. Also Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Etc. Starting point Philadelphia, Pa.

Yates Kieron (w2809)

  • Alias-Pseudonimo-Pseudonyme: -
  • Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: UK, Inglese, Anglais
  • Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
  • Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Bike, tricycle, Bicicletta, triciclo, Vélo, tricycle
  • Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: USA
  • Internet: Visit Website