Winning The Trans-Atlantic Rowing Race

The First Unsupported Trek by Kiwis to the South Pole


The trans-Atlantic race has been billed as the world’s toughest endurance race. Which is of course overstating things a bit – no, not the ‘world’s toughest’ bit – the ‘trans-Atlantic’ bit. The race doesn’t even go the whole way – it starts just off the coast of Africa (at the Canary Islands) and finishes just off the coast of South America (in Barbados). Sure, that still makes it about 5000 kilometres long.

I think that everyone has a dream that you don’t think is going to happen, an image that you bring to mind, entertain for a few moments, then snuff out with a longing sigh. Mine was going to the South Pole.

[The text below was written when the first season of ‘Intrepid NZ’ was coming out!]

It’s been a busy summer – and now eight brand spanking new episodes for Intrepid NZ are out!

Here’s a brief summary of some of the things that you can look forward to …

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