17 Apr 2019

Rowing solo - Isaac Giesen

From Nine To Noon, 11:20 am on 17 April 2019

26 year old  Isaac Giesen is all about rowing solo, so you don't have to. Known as 'the blue rower' he became the first New Zealander to row the Atlantic solo to raise awareness about depression.

It took 71 days to row the 4815 km from the Canary Islands to Antigua solo. He is also the first person from the Southern Hemisphere to row the Atlantic twice in 12 months.

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