Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy
Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy
Mark Agnew
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The Arctic Rower by Mark Agnew

Rowing the Northwest Passage: Climate change gives adventurers one last great first as ice retreats long enough for human-powered navigation

  • The Northwest Passage, the Arctic route that links the Atlantic to the Pacific, is rapidly changing as the sea ice melts and is once again the focus for adventurers
  • Post reporter hopes to join the ranks of great explorers who have forged their names in the Northwest Passage

Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy
Members of the Northwest Passage 2021 team celebrating crossing the Atlantic in 2018-19. Photo: Ben Duffy
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Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew joined the Post in 2017 to capture the booming extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He has been involved in outdoor and extreme sports his whole life. Since living in Hong Kong, his interest has expanded to endurance sports, including ultra-running and long distances ocean rowing.