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Lunchtime in the Library - May 2017
Mon, May 22, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM BST
Who would voluntarily accept the privations of rowing an ocean? From the loneliness, the exhaustion and the remorselessness to the limited diet, salt sores and extremes of weather, and when the first thing on the list of things to do is ‘Don’t Die’, how can you prepare for such a task?
Alan Mulkern from Northampton, while no stranger to endurance sports, is a complete novice when it comes to Ocean Rowing, and is preparing to Row the North Atlantic in December 2017 as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.