Sun Haibin and Christian Havrehed, with their boat Yantu, preparing to row the Atlantic and show their culture with traditional Chinese and Danish hats. Photo: SCMP
Sun Haibin and Christian Havrehed, with their boat Yantu, preparing to row the Atlantic and show their culture with traditional Chinese and Danish hats. Photo: SCMP

First Chinese rower to cross Atlantic marks 20 year anniversary with historic adventure to Japan

  • Sun Haibin is marking his 2001 crossing by partnering up with his old crewmate and rowing from China to Japan via South Korea
  • The pair are exploring if it were possible for Chinese explorers to visit the US long before Columbus or the Vikings

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Sun Haibin and Christian Havrehed, with their boat Yantu, preparing to row the Atlantic and show their culture with traditional Chinese and Danish hats. Photo: SCMP
Sun Haibin and Christian Havrehed, with their boat Yantu, preparing to row the Atlantic and show their culture with traditional Chinese and Danish hats. Photo: SCMP
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