Reaching Antarctica rowing, Antonio de la Rosa's new challenge
One of the pioneer athletes in triathlon in Spain, Antonio de la Rosa, who was 7 times Spanish quadrathlon champion and 7th in the world, the first Spaniard to do a DecaIronman, launches into a new challenge.
The renowned adventure athlete, world champion of Adventure Raids who is also recognized by the organization of sporting events as ECOTRIMAD, has already surprised us by completing great challenges that leave no one indifferent.
Among them he stood out for being the first Spaniard to participate and win the French test Rames Guyane de solo rowing across the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 or by carrying out the extreme expeditions like Lapland Extreme Challenge in Lapland (Finland) on foot and on skis, with temperatures of -30ºC, being the first person to finish the 1.000 kilometers solo in 2017-18, surprises us with a new challenge.
Objective 2023: Reach Antarctica by rowing.
Yesterday, January 7, he embarked from the southernmost point of Chile, Cape Horn, to trying to be the first person to row alone across the Sea of Hoces or Drake Strait to Antarctica.
3.050 km of solo adventure
- 1.000 km- From Patagonia, RADING to Antarctica
- 2.000 km –From Antarctica, UNDER SAIL to South Georgia
- 50 km- Cross all of South Georgia ON FOOT AND BY SLED
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It will be about 600 miles in the worst sailing spot on Earth.
With his unmistakable smile, hours before his departure he sent us this message "I trust in my good planning, determination and if it can be a bit of luck to get it !!!!!vamosssssss!!!!! "
For all those who like adventure sports, you can follow the journey through social networks and also the route map where your position will be marked in real time on www.antoniodelarosa.net