The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts
The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

The Arctic Rower by Mark Agnew

What is hardest part of rowing an ocean? The adventure begins long before you even see the water

  • The mundane reality of ocean rowing is that the mountain of work to get to the start could wash you overboard before you even set foot in a boat
  • The Northwest Passage Expedition crew delay their expedition amid concerns of spreading Covid-19 to isolated Inuit communities

The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts
The journey across an ocean starts months, or even years, before rowers pull their first stroke. Photo: Ollie and Michael Pitts
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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.