Looking for an adventure fix? Follow the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge!

Let’s face it, the past 10+ months have been difficult ones for those of us who enjoy taking part in—or following—a big adventure. Thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have been forced to stay close to home. As a result, there haven’t been as many big expeditions to follow, let along pursue … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 6: The North and South Side of Everest Compared

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This is my weekly reminder that the latest episode of The Adventure Podcast has been released online. As usual, you’ll find the show in iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe through your favorite podcast platform. You’ll also find the latest episode attached to this post below. … Read more

Records Smashed in 2017 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge

It has been a race for the record books in the 2017 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge where several speed marks have now fallen by the wayside. The annual race across the Atlantic Ocean is considered to be one of the premiere events in enduring rowing, and this year it lived up to that reputation and … Read more

All-Female Rowing Team Set to Take on the Atlantic in 2018

A team of female rowers is gearing up to take on a big challenge in 2018 as they not only set out to cross the Atlantic but also explore the impact of plastic pollution on our planet’s oceans. The ladies will take part in the Talisker Whiskey Challenge, which is set to begin late next … Read more

The 2016-2017 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Rowing Challenge is Underway

One of the great annual endurance events in the world got underway yesterday as the 2016-2017 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge began in the Canary Islands off the coast of northwest Africa. Over the next two months, 12 solo, two-person, and four-person teams will row across the Atlantic Ocean to the finish line on the island … Read more

The 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge Gets Underway on Monday

One of the toughest endurance races in the world is set to get underway on Monday, when the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge begins in San Sebastian on La Gomera in the Canary Islands, and ends when competitors reach English Harbour in Antigua. In between, they must cross more than 3000 miles (4828 km) of … Read more