French stand-up paddler sets off on 5,000-km solo Atlantic crossing

World Apr 11, 2016

French stand-up paddler sets off on 5,000-km solo Atlantic crossing

Frenchman Nicolas Jarossay set off Sunday on a 5,000-km (3,000-mile) odyssey to become the first person to cross the Atlantic solo — on a stand-up paddle board. Jarossay, a 38-year-old firefighter and endurance sports fanatic, left Praia on the Cape Verde coast on the first ...