Katie Spotz, 22, To Row Solo Across The Atlantic

Just after Christmas, the young Ohio native will embark on a 2,500-mile journey from Dakar, Senegal to Cayenne, French Guiana. If she completes the three-month voyage, she will become the youngest person ever to row across an ocean.



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