Mission completed, Mike Posner.
After six months and greater than 2,800 miles, the singer-songwriter arrived at Venice Beach, California on Friday and efficiently accomplished his journey of strolling throughout the United States.
“My name is Mike Posner and I walked across America. Keep Going,” a bearded and shirtless Posner, 31, captioned an Instagram video of himself celebrating on the seaside with the Pacific Ocean behind him.
The “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” singer shared two different posts from his West Coast arrival: one being a photograph along with his arms within the air and the checkmark emoji because the caption, and the opposite being a smiling video of the singer cheering on the seaside with a digicam crew behind him.
“Moments after placing my toes within the Pacific Ocean after strolling throughout America Thank you all for the help. Keep going,” he captioned the video.
My name is Mike Posner and I walked across America. Keep Going.
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The Grammy-nominated musician started his stroll in April in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and first made his means by way of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas, in line with the route listed on his web site.
After arriving in Colorado in August, Posner was airlifted to a hospital after being bit by a rattlesnake. The singer overtly shared his restoration course of to social media, together with a video that confirmed the singer sporting a hospital robe whereas leaning on a walker as he slowly put one foot in entrance of the opposite whereas en path to the lavatory.
From 24 miles per day to utilizing this walker to get to rest room. I’m on my means again. Gonna rebuild with endurance and equanimity. pic.twitter.com/I2HYPmMO7L
— mikeposner (@MikePosner) August 10, 2019
“From 24 miles per day to using this walker to get to bathroom. I’m on my way back,” Posner wrote on Aug. 11. “Gonna rebuild with patience and equanimity.”
“I’m trying to remember how to walk,” he stated to a hospital staffer within the video. “It doesn’t hurt as bad, I’m getting better.”
A rep for Posner instructed PEOPLE on the time that he can be okay, however “needs to recover for a few weeks.”
Whatup doe!!! Crazy day yesterday! I had just crushed 16 miles and was going for 8 more when I got bit by a baby rattlesnake! That venom is no joke! I got to the hospital and got the anti-venom in time. Shout outs to G and Mike from the chopper team and Bo and Cassie and Whitney (my nurses). I’ll be here a few days and will not be able to walk for several weeks but enjoying the AC and the nice bed, haven’t had those in a while Hahahaha! Can’t wait to get back on The Walk! KEEP GOING!!!!!!
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Posner adopted the video with a thanks message to greater than a dozen ICU staffers and famous that he would proceed bodily remedy with the intention to correctly stroll once more.
His hopeful temper was displayed in a video he shared from his hospital mattress the place the star appeared to recite new track lyrics centered round letting life’s little distractions take over.
“I knew walking across America was going to be dangerous. I knew I could die doing it. I still might,” he captioned the put up. “So don’t feel sorry for me. I’m proud I’m in this hospital after chasing my dream and not sitting on the couch watching Netflix. I’m proud of this pain.”
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After a number of weeks within the hospital, Posner acquired again on his toes and walked by way of Arizona and Nevada earlier than reaching California, in line with his web site’s route.
His web site explains that his purpose for the country-wide trek was to “leave each town we go through a little bit better than when we arrived,” “practice deep listening” to folks he meets alongside the best way, “love everybody,” “sing for people,” and “enjoy where I am in the journey.”