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British adventurer Sarah Outen is currently on a bid to loop the planet using human power – rowing, cycling and kayaking from London2London:Via the World. Having completed the first phase in 2011, Sarah is now embarking on a gruelling solo row across the North Pacific. She will be blogging for The Independent all the way back to London. Sarah was the first woman and youngest person to row solo across the Indian Ocean (2009, aged 24), was appointed MBE in 2011 for services to rowing, conservation and charity and earlier this year, had her first book published - 'A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing solo across the Indian'.

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Via the World: From boat to bike – miles and miles of pretty miles

Indy blogger Sarah Outen is on a global trek by land and sea from London2London:Via the World. She set off from London’s Tower Bridge in 2011 and has since rowed, cycled and kayaked over 17,000 miles across Europe, Asia, the Pacific Ocean and North America en route to London. Here she gives us the latest update from the bike in Canada as winter draws near.

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 October 2014 at 6:15 pm

Via the World: Pacific Ocean, box ticked, finally, Notebook

Via the World: Pacific Ocean, box ticked, finally

Indy blogger Sarah Outen is currently on a mission to complete the journey she set out on in April 2011. Her London2London:Via the World journey aims to complete a loop of the planet using a rowing boat, a bike and a kayak. She is currently kayaking the Aleutian Islands and Alaskan peninsula with team mate Justine Curgenven before she sets off on the next stage cross-continent by bike. She updates us here.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 July 2014 at 6:31 pm

Via the World: Brutal and beautiful – one month in kayaking in the Aleutian Islands, Notebook

Via the World: Brutal and beautiful – one month in kayaking in the Aleutian Islands

Indy blogger Sarah Outen is on a mission to loop the world using a rowing boat, a bike and a kayak. Starting under Tower Bridge, London in 2011 she is now over half way through her journey as she kayaks along the remote Aleutian Islands in Alaska with paddling partner Justine Curgenven. Here she updates us one month in to the paddle.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 6:50 pm

Via the World: The transition from ‘normal life’ to expedition life is tricky, Notebook

Via the World: The transition from ‘normal life’ to expedition life is tricky

Indy blogger Sarah Outen is a British adventurer, on a mission to loop the planet using a rowing boat, bike and kayak. The last phase saw her row solo across the North Pacific from Japan to Alaska in 2013 and she writes now from the start of the next phase – a 1400 mile kayak journey through the Aleutian Islands in Alaska with another British paddler, Justine Curgenven. Here are Sarah’s thoughts ahead of the journey…

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 at 6:18 pm

Via the World: The challenge of returning to land after 150 days alone at sea, Sport

Via the World: The challenge of returning to land after 150 days alone at sea

Indy Blogger Sarah Outen MBE rowed solo across the North Pacific ocean this summer between Japan and Alaska, landing in Adak in the Aleutians at the end of September. Here, she tells how she’s been coping since

By | Sport | Monday, 18 November 2013 at 4:40 pm

Via the World: Just 100 miles from shore – but this is the hardest part, Notebook

Via the World: Just 100 miles from shore – but this is the hardest part

Changing destination was the best option for me to reach land under my own power and (relatively) swiftly and safely, but it was still a big decision to head into the more serious waters of the North. Exciting though.

By | Notebook, Sport | Wednesday, 18 September 2013 at 5:55 pm

Via the World: Alaska bound and just 330 miles from shore, Notebook

Via the World: Alaska bound and just 330 miles from shore

Winter at sea in any boat is challenging and brings with it increased risks but in a tiny rowing boat it would be ludicrous and unsafe.

By | Notebook, Sport | Friday, 30 August 2013 at 5:48 pm

Via the World: 100 days alone on the North Pacific Ocean, Notebook

Via the World: 100 days alone on the North Pacific Ocean

Sarah Outen has been alone at sea, rowing across the North Pacific Ocean for 100 days. Here, she tells of her highs and lows and a very unique proposal.

By | Notebook, Sport | Monday, 5 August 2013 at 7:00 am

Via the World: Two months in and 3,000 miles to go, Notebook

Via the World: Two months in and 3,000 miles to go

British adventurer Sarah Outen is currently on a bid to loop the planet using human power – rowing, cycling and kayaking from London2London:Via the World. Having completed the first phase in 2011, Sarah is now embarking on a gruelling solo row across the North Pacific. She will be blogging for The [...]

By | Notebook, Sport | Tuesday, 25 June 2013 at 1:53 pm

Via The World: One month alone at sea and it’s every bit as challenging as I expected, Notebook

Via The World: One month alone at sea and it’s every bit as challenging as I expected

The ocean cannot be conquered – it is mistress of all, untameable and wild – and she reminds me of that regularly.

By | Notebook, Sport | Monday, 3 June 2013 at 5:12 pm

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