Quiet weather has made it possible for former tv and radio host Mads Vangsø and lieutenant Lasse Wulff Hansen to get a rest on their rowing across the Atlantic ocean.
The two danes are in the process of ro 4800 kilometres across the sea, and the danes are doing it well. They are now at the forefront in their own category of tomandsbåde in vanvidsræset 'Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge'.
The past day has, however, welcomed a quiet road, and it has led to total stagnation.
- It was quite nice to have an afternoon where we could cut the shorts to jump in the water and be washed under the arms, but it should not continue for a long time, because then it becomes boring, says Mads Vangsø to Ekstra Bladet via a sattelittelefon.
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Such is the competition participating in a total of 27 rowing boats in the competition, which begins on La Gomera and will end at the finish line well 5000 miles across the Atlantic to Antigua in the Caribbean. Each team will compete against other teams with equal number of rowers. Mads Vangsø and Lasse Wulff Hansen is fighting against four other 'couples' in their category. You can be 1-5 participants on a team. You can always see the post on the link here.
Such is the competition
participating in a total of 27 rowing boats in the competition, which begins on La Gomera and will end at the finish line well 5000 miles across the Atlantic to Antigua in the Caribbean.
Each team will compete against other teams with equal number of rowers. Mads Vangsø and Lasse Wulff Hansen is fighting against four other 'couples' in their category.
You can be 1-5 participants on a team.
You can always see the post on the link here.read more Close
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Much to suggest that the calm weather will not continue, and the Danish ones preparing, also, the wild weather, which hit the Atlantic before long.
- We are preparing for the storm, we are ready. As far as we can understand from the vejrfolk, as we are in contact with, so we get some decent pairs on the box first day of christmas, explains Mads Vangsø.
This storm will ro-the duo seek to exploit, to put several miles between themselves and number two, at the time of writing is the French duo 'Au Large'.
If the danes can't get momentum in the boat, when modvinden framework, it requires great mental strength to continue.
- It is incredibly hard to be in the same place, which was four hours ago. It is important that one backs his mate up and believe in it, says the race's CEO, who believes that 75 percent of it to implement the race is mental, " explains Carsten Heron Olsen, who is CEO and Race director for kapronings competition.
the Journey across the Atlantic
After the rudder every two hours at a time and sleeps for two hours. Round the clock on the entire trip.
Every paddler need to drink up to ten litres of water a day.
Seawater is purified in a 'watermaker' and thus becomes for drinking water.
A beet lose an average of 12 pounds on the trip.
More people have climbed Mount Everest than crossing an ocean in a rowing boat.
At the deepest point is the Atlantic ocean, about 8.5 miles deep.
in the Middle of the Atlantic waves can be up to six metres high.
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on the journey
Through video, photos and live gennemstillinger to and from the boat you have every day the opportunity to follow the experiences and challenges, Mads Vangsø and Lasse Wulff Hansen meetings, when they are completely alone and without aids trying to cross the Atlantic ocean in a rowboat.
See also, where the danes are right now using THIS LINK.
We follow them up to, during, and when - if all goes as it should - going in the goal on the journey.
the Race was shot at time 12. december on La Gomera and ending approximately 45 days later and 5000 miles away on Antigua in the Caribbean.read more Close