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"....the oceanic feeling, feelings of limitless horizons opening up to the vision, the feeling of being simultaneously more powerful and more helpless...."

-Abraham Maslow on Self Actualization

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Row Laugh Explore


"....the oceanic feeling, feelings of limitless horizons opening up to the vision, the feeling of being simultaneously more powerful and more helpless...."

-Abraham Maslow on Self Actualization

9000 people climbed Mount Everest...

750 people rowed the ocean...

6 persons rowed all 3 oceans

1 PERSON HOLDS WORLD RECORDS ON ALL OF THEM.....

 

6 WORLD RECORDS:

Crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 2011:

Two world records:
-fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean
-highest consecutive number of days rowed a distance over 100 miles (12 days)

Other honors:
-Blue Riband Trophy of Oceanrowing
-fastest crossing in the history as compared to the average speed of any row on any ocean

 

Crossing of the Indian Ocean in 2014:

Two world records:
-fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean
-the longest distance rowed by a crew

 

Pacific Ocean crossing in 2016:

Two world records:
-fastest crossing of the Pacific Ocean and...
the ultimate accolade of oceanrowing efforts
given by Guinness for the first time and the only time, one of the highest honors in the history of the sport:

THE FIRST MAN TO HOLD OVERALL SPEED RECORDS ON ALL 3 OCEANS

It is an eternal title as this award can only be given to the first man. The title remains even when the man passes. It is estimated to last for around 10 years until the next person emerges to hold all 3 oceans' record. At that time that person will take over the title of "The Fastest Oceanrower".

 

List of most sought after oceanrowing titles:

Title:

Held by Fiann:

Fastest oceanrower:

2016 till present

Atlantic Ocean overall speed record:

2011 till present

Indian Ocean overall speed record:

2014 till present

Pacific Ocean overall speed record:

2016 till present

Highest consecutive number of days rowed above 100 miles:

2011 till present

Blue Riband Trophy:

2011 till present

Highest mileage in 24h:

Not held

summary: the only of the most sought after oceanrowing speed world records not held by Fiann is highest mileage in 24h.

additionally:
Highest number of speed records held by one rower (5 by Fiann, 2016 till present)
Highest number of world records per population : Iceland (2016 till present)

*overall speed record stands for fastest crossing regardless of any additional criteria such as number and type of crew, class of the boat, hull type, race, exact departure and arrival points....

 

Some more stats:

 

-calories burned per day : 5000-8000
-average distance rowed per day : between 130 and 160 km or 80 to 100 miles.
total time rowed so far : 130 days
shifts missed : 0
total distance rowed so far : 16000 km or 10000 miles (42% of the globe circumference)
oars broken by Fiann : 4
total effort comparable to : running 260 marathons
average weight loss per crew member : 15kg per expedition

 

2017 : Arctic Ocean Row

 

Photography by Fiann Paul.