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Row the Atlantic Ocean 2020
Row the Atlantic Ocean 2020
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Broadcast length = 5 mins
Billy started ocean rowing challenges in 2014 after finding out his childhood friend had been diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease. He has rowed across the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Mediterranean and the English Channel, all of which have been to raise awareness of YOPD.
Alex is a multi-discipline adventurer, she has walked over 9,400 miles around the world, spent 6 months in the saddle cycle touring through Australia and Indonesia, and she has summited a few mountains. Alex has limited experience on the water but is keen to see if her arms work as well as her legs.
The Able Seaman
Self professed adventurer, aspiring author and actual firefighter… Scott is on a mission to complete a massive bucket list! With a string of fundraising adventures under his belt including a solo row across the Black Sea, he brings experience and enthusiasm to the crew!
Liz was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2014, 5 weeks before her 44th birthday. Since then Liz has been raising awareness to try and show people that a diagnosis doesn’t mean the end of your life. Liz has always been a keen runner and has completed many marathons in her time. She has also taken up paddle boarding and competes in Canicross, Bikejor and dog triathlon events.
After acquiring an old wooden boat that was an exhibit in Swansea maritime museum and totally rebuilding it, John successfully rowed across the Atlantic Ocean as one of a pair. He has two teenage children and believes the most important role in life is being the best dad that he can be and hopefully inspiring them and others.
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