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Talisker Whiskey Challenge: Force Atlantic

By January 27, 2020 No Comments

Lieutenant Colonel Rich Hall MBE, Captain Alex Walsh, Private Kian Helm and Captain Chris Hames became the first British Army team to row across the Atlantic. They undertook a 3,000 nautical mile row from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean.

Starting in December, it took the team 37 days, 13 hours and 53 minutes, making them the 9th team to finish the race. If that isn’t impressive enough, Private Kian Helm is 18-years-old, making him the youngest person to row the Atlantic as part of a team.

The achievement was covered by ITV news online.