Group of Utahns to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean

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A group of men, mostly from Utah, are getting ready to do something never been done before–row across the Atlantic Ocean with a rower living with ALS.

The effort is part of the 2018 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge

Alan Alderman and Tim Ryan joined us in studio to talk about the 3,000-mile long journey.

They said the boat is equipped with everything they will need to row, sleep, eat and drink.

They will launch from the Canary Island in South Africa on Dec. 12th. with a goal to reach the Caribbean in 45 days.

Follow their journey at

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