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Irish Rower's Atlantic Escapade On The Film Festival Circuit

10th March 2014
Irish Rower's Atlantic Escapade On The Film Festival Circuit

#Rowing - The challenges of ocean rowing are documented in One Ocean: No Limits, an hour-long film charting an Irish novice rower's experience crossing the Atlantic that was shown in San Francisco last night as part of that city's International Ocean Film Festival.

As the video clip above shows, Adam Langton Burke had less than a year's river rowing experience and no experience on the open seas before he joined fellow Irishman Rob Byrne in the six-man crew of the 11.1-metre Sara G that set out from Morocco on 5 January 2011 bound for Barbados.

Their record-breaking escapades are now doing the rounds of the worldwide film festival circuit, with the next screening of the Sarah McCann-directed film set for Saturday 22 March as part of Boston's Irish Film Festival.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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