Adam Kreek reflects on his transatlantic journey
Olympic rower Adam Kreek reflects on his journey across the Atlantic from his home in Victoria, B.C.
Kreek, along with three other endurance rowers — Markus Pukonen of Tofino, B.C., and Jordan Hanssen and Pat Fleming of Seattle — were trying to become the first to row unassisted from Africa to North America.
A rogue wave capsized his 29-foot row boat about 600 kilometres north of Puerto Rico earlier this month.
They were 73 days into a 6,500-kilometre journey that was expected to take between 80 and 100 days.