A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.
Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary’s in the Isles of Scilly, off England’s southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes after setting out from St. John’s, Newfoundland.
The 37-year-old athlete was applauded by relatives and well-wishers as he stepped onto the quay at St. Mary’s Harbour after rowing more than 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) in his 20-foot (6-meter) boat, Lucille.
Carlson capsized several times and endured high waves and the remnants of a hurricane during his journey.
“I feel like I had a lot of luck along the way, and a lot of help,” Carlson said. “Help from my friends, my family, the community — from some higher power, I don’t know.”
The Ocean Rowing Society listed Carlson’s time on its website Sunday as the fastest for a west-to-east unsupported solo row. The previous record was 53 days, eight hours and 26 minutes.
Carlson also is the first American to complete the feat, according to the society.
- The News MX
- Bryce Carlson Adventures
more recommended stories
Dominion sues Giuliani for spreading US election fraud ‘big lie’
Voting machine company seeks $1.3bn in.
Mexico enters the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic
Nearly a year into the COVID-19.
Mexico’s President Singles Out Twitter Employee for Past Opposition Party Work
(Reuters) Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez.
AMLO tells the DEA to “check itself”
The demand is the latest in.
Biden to reinstate Covid travel restrictions Trump rescinded
President Joe Biden plans to sign.
AMLO announces that he tested positive for Covid
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Río Lagartos fishermen remove their nets in favor of Flamingo
Fishermen from Río Lagartos and staff.
State government delivers 600 sacks of sorghum seed and 250 of sugar to farmers
Tekax, Yucatán (January 23, 2021).- Producers.
Gustavo Rodríguez Vega, Archbishop of Yucatán tests positive for Covid
MÉRIDA, YUCATAN (January 23, 2021).- This.
Mexican Alejandro Lemus breaks freediving world record in Yucatan cenote
Cenotillo, Yucatán (January 23, 2020).- With.