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Rowing After the White Whale by James Adair (2013)

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Over a boozy Sunday lunch, flatmates James Adair and Ben Stenning made a promise to row across the ocean.

At first they considered the Pacific, then the Atlantic, but once James Cracknell and Ben Fogle completed the high-profile Atlantic Rowing Race, their thoughts turned to the Indian Ocean, longer and tougher than the Atlantic and having seen fewer people row across its waters than have walked on the Moon. After years of planning and fund raising, they are ready to launch in Spring 2011. Neither James nor Ben had any rowing or sailing experience.

To add to this, James had contracted Guillain-Barre syndrome at the age of 14, which had locked his body into total paralysis for three months (while his mind had remained completely active) and which had left him with paralysed feet. This was a challenge that neither man should have ever considered -

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Product NoCMS2806256
Weight (g)300 g
AuthorJames Adair
PublisherPolygon Books
EditionN/A
Edition DateMay-13
PagesN/A
Size146 x 110 x 24mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9781846972508
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Over a boozy Sunday lunch, flatmates James Adair and Ben Stenning made a promise to row across the ocean.

At first they considered the Pacific, then the Atlantic, but once James Cracknell and Ben Fogle completed the high-profile Atlantic Rowing Race, their thoughts turned to the Indian Ocean, longer and tougher than the Atlantic and having seen fewer people row across its waters than have walked on the Moon. After years of planning and fund raising, they are ready to launch in Spring 2011. Neither James nor Ben had any rowing or sailing experience.

To add to this, James had contracted Guillain-Barre syndrome at the age of 14, which had locked his body into total paralysis for three months (while his mind had remained completely active) and which had left him with paralysed feet. This was a challenge that neither man should have ever considered -

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