“This is the best experience you can hope for as a young man”: British Jasmine Harrison (21) is the youngest woman to cry alone the Atlantic Has crossed. North Yorkshire swimming instructor arrived in Antigua on Saturday after 70 days The caribbean As announced by the organization Atlantic Expedition.
Harrison set out on a more than 4,800-kilometer Rising Tour from La Gomera in the Canary Islands in mid-December, with which the British collected more than 10,000 pounds (about 11,500 euros) in donations to charitable organizations.
Her experience was a mixture of “good and bad memories”, but she had a chance to get away from it all, Harrison said. According to the British BBC After his arrival. “Social media, bad news, literally everything is nothing like getting away from it,” he said.
Wake up two hours sleep two hours
According to the BBC, the crossing was not without difficulties. Only two days before the goal, Harrison capsuled once and injured his elbow. During her incalculable crossing, she lived according to an unusual rhythm: she slept for two hours and then woke up for two hours.
Although Harrison had been almost completely isolated from the outside world for the past 70 days, he was able to talk to his mother daily on a satellite phone.
When asked what she saw at the forefront when she came back to the ground, Harrison said “food, definitely food,” according to the BBC.
Prior to Harrison, a 22-year-old American held the record. Recently, 70-year-old Frank Rothwell did Made the same crossing from Oldham, England, making it the oldest rover that crossed the Atlantic.