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Rowing Machine

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On Sunday, Katie Spotz, 22, became the youngest person to row an ocean alone and the first American to row without help from mainland to mainland. She spent 70 days crossing the Atlantic, and raised $70,000 for charity. [NYT]


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She raised $70,000 for charity by doing this incredible thing, but I can't help but tilt my head at the fact that it cost her $100,000 to pay for all the equipment she'd need for the trip.

Still, being alone in a dangerous ocean for 70 days has to be a pretty amazing experience.