Three Amazing United World Challenge Scholars

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the United World College of the USA (UWC-USA) in Montezuma, New Mexico, where I met the three scholars attending UWC-USA thanks to the United World Challenge.This was a huge moment for me. Ever since I graduated from UWC of the...

🌊 WEEK 11 ~ FINAL TWO DAYS RECAP 🌊

Today marks one year since completing my 2,669 mile row from California to Hawaii. Quick clarification on count: The journey lasted 70 days, 20.5 hours. In these recaps, I counted my launch-prep day as Day 1, so this writeup reaches 72 days. It’s an accounting...

🌊 WEEK 10 RECAP 🌊

Today marks 1 year since completing my 10th week at sea. Week 10 was fast and wildly hot. My thermometers both read 120 degrees F on my rowing seat (and maybe they could have gone higher; 120 is their max). The heat was overpowering, invigorating, and wildly humbling....

🌊 Week 9 Recap 🌊

Today marked 1 year since completing my 9th week at sea. Just as in every week before, Week 9 was full of my ups and downs. For example, one day I wrote in my journal, “Body breaking down. Legs really hurt. Getting mentally ready to arrive.” And yet the...