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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: 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

Via The World: Early on I questioned why on earth I had come back to this place that nearly cost me my life, Sport

Via The World: Early on I questioned why on earth I had come back to this place that nearly cost me my life

I am now a good solid few hundred miles out to sea, settling in to my new life after twelve days out here. It is always a bit of a culture shock – physically and emotionally – to start or finish an ocean voyage, particularly one where you are all alone and have oars instead of an engine.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 8 May 2013 at 5:26 pm

Via the World: Waiting for a window to cross the Pacific Ocean, Notebook

Via the World: Waiting for a window to cross the Pacific Ocean

The storm that is currently howling outside would not be a good thing to encounter a day or two out from departure, for the risk of being blown back to shore (and let’s face it, crashing into a coastline isn’t a good thing) is too great.

By | Notebook, Sport | Thursday, 4 April 2013 at 1:05 am

Via the World – Chapter 2: The Relaunch, Sport

Via the World – Chapter 2: The Relaunch

British adventurer Sarah Outen is about to relaunch her mission to loop the planet using human power, as she enters the final weeks of preparation for her North Pacific solo row from Japan to Canada.

By | Sport | Monday, 18 February 2013 at 4:10 pm

Via the World: Rescued from the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Independent Blogger Sarah Outen is ready to try again, Sport

Via the World: Rescued from the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Independent Blogger Sarah Outen is ready to try again

Even before I left my boat, Gulliver, out on the North Pacific, I knew I would be back on the ocean in spite of the final three days being the scariest of my life.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 23 October 2012 at 1:43 pm

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