"Sitting on a swing on the edge of a tanker in the middle of the Atlantic isn't exactly what you'd call safe." In this episode you're going to hear some incredible story telling from ocean rower Max Thorpe.
Max overcame a near death experience while attempting to row across the Atlantic. His initial attempt ended in failure and he had to be rescued by an oil tanker. But Max bounced back and three years later, broke the World Record for the fastest row across the Atlantic in 2020.
08:34 Max's limited experience in a boat: 'I'd never rowed before and I had no ocean faring experience'
17:14 The training required to row across the Atlantic
42:50 The dramatic rescue by a 110,000 tonne oil tanker
59:36 Returning to the race and being successful in 2020
1:05:36 His partnership with Resilient Nutrition and developing Long Range Fuel during the Atlantic row
1:08:12 Doing a DIY Ironman after his goal of IM Nice was cancelled
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