Arctic Row: Preparing to Depart

Collin West, a Kellogg grad, prepares the team's boat for its journey across the Arctic Ocean.

Under human power, all the tallest mountains have been climbed, the widest rivers paddled, and the largest forests explored. But one ocean remains—the Arctic Ocean. This blog will capture my personal experience as our team of four attempts “one of the last great firsts.” If successful, our crossing will be the first rowing expedition to travel from continent to continent for a total of 1,300 miles. What will we learn about ourselves and the Arctic along the way? Visit this blog regularly to find out as we explore this question in real time.

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