Dreaming Duo

Montecito’s Jarryd Commerford is always up for a challenge. The 24-year-old for- mer George Washington University student, whose grandfather, Stan Fishman, is one of the founding members of the popular Santa Barbara charity, the Dream Foundation, is joining his former classmate, Philadelphia based Simon Linsley, 23, in one of the world’s most challenging races in Shillong, Meghalaya, one of India’s smallest states, in September.

The 14-day, 2,000-mile race to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is done in a three-wheeled rickshaw known as a tuk-tuk, powered by a seven-horse- power lawnmower engine, which can go up to 30 mph on flat roads, but, as Jarryd loudly laughs, “unlimited downhill!”

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