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Author Topic: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring  (Read 2345 times)

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Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« on: April 11, 2012, 01:27:26 PM »
I don't remember hearing about this in the news, but just ran across this video today.
I suddenly feel so much smaller...
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Trying to row across an ocean has its own share of challenges. Firstly, the decision to do so and then planning, learning, training, logistics, equipment and a million other things before the oars first touch the water. Out at sea, you have to deal with exhaustion from rowing 10-12 hrs a day, the physical discomfort of living in a 6ft cabin, muscle fatigue, salt sores, sleep depravation, constantly being soaked by waves, navigating, fixing equipment - the list is endless.

Yet, every one of my 106 days at sea have been a privileged experience.



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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 01:27:45 PM »
Very cool.  :up:

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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2012, 02:07:13 PM »
Crazy but insanely awesome!

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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2012, 06:36:33 AM »

That was great!
At the end there he looks like he could really do with a hug - rather than a bunch of handshakes & officious gifts :-)
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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2012, 06:45:55 AM »
Wow... Dude should be a porn star, cause he's got to have the biggest balls in the world~! :P

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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2012, 06:52:10 AM »
One thing that did strike me as odd...

Nobody asked him for his passport and travel documents.  :o

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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2012, 09:38:55 AM »
Before you get to carried away, consider Roz Savage. She solo rowed across the Atlantic, then did the Pacific, and then the Indian Oceans! That total's over 10,000 miles and more then a year alone in her boat. I followed her across the Pacific and Indian rows, as she did a weekly Podcast via Sat Phone with Leo LaPorte.

Here's a Youtube video

and here's her website www.RozSavage.com

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Re: Man rows across Atlantic... inspiring
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2012, 10:35:07 AM »
Before you get to carried away, consider Roz Savage. She solo rowed across the Atlantic, then did the Pacific, and then the Indian Oceans! That total's over 10,000 miles and more then a year alone in her boat. I followed her across the Pacific and Indian rows, as she did a weekly Podcast via Sat Phone with Leo LaPorte.

Here's a Youtube video

and here's her website www.RozSavage.com


I'll leave my previous comments about being a porn star alone... ;)

Yeah. She's a trooper and a half. Hats off! That takes a truckload of, well, a lot. I sure as hell wouldn't want to try.
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