PRESS RELEASE - YORKSHIRE CHALLENGE CROSS THE FINISH LINE
Like most crews, Luke and Alex were looking to win the race, but an early injury to Alex meant that for an extended period at the start of the race Luke was rowing alone so naturally boat speed and distance made was limited. During an evening change over, Yorkshire Challenger was hit by a wave and Alex lost balance and fell, injuring his back.
By the time Alex was in a position to row they had lost too much ground to make up to the leading teams, but continued to impose themselves on the crews around them.
The two friends continued to row through the adverse conditions and upon making land were able to enjoy a cooked meal for the first time in nearly 3 months.
Congratulations Luke and Alex on your successful ocean crossing from all at Woodvale Challenge.