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Conversations with DRE – Episode 17

In this episode, Dre and Matthew talk about the #46ForGeorge Movement Matt started in 2020, and the trials and tribulations it involved. They also talk about mental health for men, therapy, and Matt talks about growing up in a mixed-race household and finding his identity.

Breakfast Television 

Matthew Cuesta has committed to riding his bike 46 km for 46 days to honour the life of George Floyd. Cuesta wants to raise awareness and open up dialogue about the issues surrounding Floyd’s death and anti-black racism. Cuesta says battle the hate with love.

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Toronto Cyclist Nears End of 46-day Ride For George Floyd

 

Toronto cyclist Matthew Cuesta's 46-day ride for George Floyd is coming to an end and now he is inviting everyone to join him on his last day.

Cycling Magazine

Cycling Magazine

What One Rider’s #46forGeorge Campaign Did For A Community

 

Matthew Cuesta rode 46 km every day for 46 days to honour George Floyd and to spark uncomfortable conversations about racism.

CBC News

CBC News

Toronto man undertakes 46-day cycling, running challenge to honour George Floyd's 46 years of life

 

Support growing for #46forgeorge, which urges people to 'get uncomfortable'

Bicycling.com

Bicycling.com

How Matthew Cuesta Used His Bike to Remember George Floyd

 

Cuesta's #4forGeorge mission went global, bringing awareness to police brutality and encouraging tough conversations.

Canadian Cycling Magazine

Canadian Cycling Magazine

This cyclist is riding 46 km every day for 46 days to honour the memory of George Floyd

 

For the past 13 days, Matthew Cuesta has had the same morning routine. He wakes up at 4:30 a.m., drinks two glasses of water, eats a bit of sugary food and rides to Toronto’s Exhibition loop, either riding 46 km or running 4.6 km if it’s raining. He’ll continue the ritual for 33 more days—one for every year Geroge Floyd lived.

 

Canadian Cycling Magazine

Canadian Cycling Magazine

What one rider’s #46forGeorge campaign did for a community

 

Forty-six days ago, Matthew Cuesta gave himself a simple personal challenge: ride 46 km (or run 4.6 km) every day for 46 days. George Floyd was murdered at age 46 by a Minneapolis police officer—Cuesta wanted to honour Floyd’s memory. 

iHeartRadio - News Talk 1010

iHeartRadio - News Talk 1010

Toronto Man Finishing 46th Day of Cycling for George Floyd

 

Matthew Cuesta has cycled 46 kilometres or ran 4.6 kilometres every day for the past month and a half. The significance of the number 46 — that's how old George Floyd was when he was killed.

Yahoo News

Yahoo News

Toronto cyclist completes journey in honour of George Floyd

 

Matthew Cuesta, a Toronto cycling enthusiast, has completed his mission to cycle 46 kilometres a day for 46 days to honour the life of George Floyd.

News Beak

News Beak

Toronto cyclist nears finish of 46-evening trip for George Floyd

 

Toronto rider Matthew Cuesta’s 46-evening trip for George Floyd is coming to a conclusion and these days he’s inviting all to join him to his very last moment.

Get Out There

Get Out There

Toronto's Matt Cuesta and his 46-day pledge to run and cycle in honour of George Floyd

 

When Matt Cuesta watched the video showing the murder of American George Floyd, he felt that he had to do something. And he’s been doing it now for over three weeks.