I went rowing this weekend to watch the Blue Angels and the America’s Cup sailing race. The SF Chronicle was out on the town, snapped a picture, asked my name, and put Tenzing and me in the Sunday print and online edition. Thankfully the “spills” on the headline is in reference to one of the […]
In July I left to row across the Arctic Ocean. I ended up spending 41 days in a rowboat at sea without touching land once. We rowed 1000 miles from Inuvik Canada to Point Hope Alaska. Along the journey we collected plankton samples to predict future whale migrations, saw a polar bear and her cub, […]
This week the pack ice extent was lower than 2007, the previously lowest year in history. There’s even a nice graph (below). There’s two sides of this, here’s how I view each side: Liberals love this graph. They print it, shove it in their leather briefcases, drive their V6’s to their corner java shop and […]
I met the most prominent rower in the world today, Roz Savage. She’s the only woman to row across the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans, all solo. She wrote a book about her Atlantic Crossing. She was in San Francisco this week to prepare her boat to row across the Atlantic. She was super kind, […]
Link to article about Arctic Row’s scientific work with University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Auf Deutsch fuer meine deutschsprachige Freunde. [via Adventure Blog]
The day shall not be up so soon as I, To try the fair adventure of tomorrow – William Shakespeare [via Expedition News]
I just had drinks at the tallest bar in the world, 1601 feet high. Ozone, 118TH Floor, Ritz Carleton, Hong Kong.
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