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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 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS:

Crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 2011:

Two Guinness 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
-highest total number of days rowed a distance over 100 miles during one crossing (16 days)

 

Crossing of the Indian Ocean in 2014:

Two Guinness World Records:
-fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean
-the longest distance rowed by a crew

Other honors:
-first person to simultaneously hold overall speed world records on 2 different oceans

 

Pacific Ocean crossing in 2016:

Two Guinness World Records:
-fastest crossing of the Pacific Ocean
-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. It is estimated to last for at least 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". It will never happen again in a classic class boats though.

Other honors:

-Winner of the Great Pacific Race 2016 in classic class
-Winner of the Great Pacific Race 2016 in all classes (against open class)
Currently highest number of sports Guinness world records per population : Iceland

 

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 in a straight line : 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.