Letterkenny man Jason Black as we speak begins his treacherous row throughout the Atlantic Ocean.
Black will row the 5,000 kilometres utterly un-supported throughout the Atlantic ocean from Marina Rubicon in Lanzarote, Canary Islands to the Jolly Harbour in Antigua.
He shall be accompanied by rowing companion Neil Glover, one other skilled rower.
The pair shall be collaborating within the C-MAP Atlantic Sprint ocean rowing regatta, one of many hardest endurance problem on the earth.
Jason has partnered with Race Towards Dementia founder, and three occasions Method One World Champion Jackie Stewart, OBE, to assist win the race towards dementia.
The Donegal endurance athlete has set a goal of €1M on his row encouraging individuals to lift consciousness and discover a treatment for dementia.
The pair are additionally finishing up an essential environmental research accumulating each day marine analysis knowledge for the Michigan State College to assist higher perceive the micro plastic air pollution downside within the Atlantic ocean.
The pair mentioned “Utilizing the most recent Elon Mush Starlink satellite tv for pc system we are going to broadcast each day reviews and are hoping to attach with faculties and school rooms from the Atlantic Ocean explaining how had been are coping with the each day challenges, what marine life we’re participating with and what distant life is like at sea for 50 days.
“The Atlantic Sprint ocean row isn’t about being the primary or the quickest, it’s concerning the spirit of journey and making a distinction.”
Jason and Neil left Lanzarote this morning.
All footage courtesy of Clive Wasson.
Letterkenny man Black begins his 5,000km row throughout the Atlantic Ocean was final modified: January third, 2024 by