The Columbus Challenge:
One rowing boat, 3800 nautical miles, and just 2 extraordinary men
Ricky and John already hold the record for the World’s Indoor longest continual row, so the obvious choice was to tackle the Columbus Route next. They leave November 2018 from Cadiz to Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua, arriving in February 2019, after 3 months at sea.
“We are trying to achieve something amazing and to make a real difference in the lives of young people less fortunate. We are challenging ourselves in a way that is far greater than ever before, rowing across the world’s second largest ocean.”
“Obviously, to achieve something so challenging and to raise such a large target we need the support and generosity of so many people.”
UPDATE: On Saturday 23rd February 2019 at 8.50am (AST), after 88 days, 12 weeks, 2,116 hours and 127,005 minutes, two superheroes touched dry land for the first time.
Delirious, relieved, weathered, bearded but, ultimately, victorious. They stood up face-to-face, looked into each other’s eyes, soaked it in, smiled and longingly embraced – struggling to READ MORE
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