an image of Zara up close with the Shark UL behind her
Zara Rutherford, 19 years-old around the world flight in a Shark UL aircraft. Rutherford arrived in Anchorage, on Sept. 29, 2021 to Merrill Field/PAMR/MRI. The Alaska Airmen Association donated Rutherford $1,000 USD as a sponsor. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto

Still waiting for a Russian Visa to be able to cross the Bering Straits in her Shark Circumnavigation of our planet, Zara Rutherford is stranded in Nome, Alaska. At this posting she is surrounded by her support crew and with plenty of friendly folks from Nome. If you want to contact her on Facebook: We are watching for the next legs of her journey.