Rowing the English Channel: a (tricky) introduction

I have long admired the graceful fluency of rowing that masks the reality of the brute force being applied. This fluency is more apparent, naturally, the more there are in a boat, like in the Boat Race when eight men pull in perfect, beautiful symmetry. We are a team of four – although possibly swelling…

Rowing the English Channel

The Arch2Arc Challenge 2012 – London to Paris on foot, by rowing boat and by bicycle in four days. The dust on my successful Bob Graham Round has scarcely settled and thoughts of the Paddy Buckley or Ramsay’s Round swirl around my head, but I must turn my attention from running to something more alien:…