Two years ago, Sarah Outen embarked on a journey to travel from London to London (circumventing the entire globe!) on bicycle and kayak. This week, she completed one leg of her grueling journey, when she arrived in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska after rowing 3,750 nautical miles from her departure point in Japan.
She’s the only person to ever row this route solo, and she did it in only 150 days. Did we mention, that before she even began this crossing, she had already biked and kayaked 11,000 miles from London to Japan?
Sarah will now head back to the UK to rest before beginning her second leg, departing from Alaska in Spring 2014. You can follow her progress on her blog.
Sarah has two goals as she undertakes this amazing feat: to inspire people to try new things they have always wanted to do and to raise money for her favorite charities: CoppaFeel!, MND Association, The Jubilee Sailing Trust and WaterAid. You can donate here.