70-year-old Atlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba Is Stranded at Sea

70-year-old Atlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba Is Stranded at Sea

The nearest land, Bermuda, is a small target some 440 miles southwest—and the Gulf Stream is carrying him northeast. America’s eastern seaboard lies some 750 miles to his west, but with the prevai[...]

Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba is on his Way to Europe

Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba is on his Way to Europe

Doba poured a dram of whiskey into the sea—an offering to his doppelganger King Neptune—and began kayaking to Europe.

Setback for 70-year-old Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

Setback for 70-year-old Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

A 70-year-old grandfather attempting his third Atlantic crossing in a kayak has been turned back by heavy weather and will try again to clear the U.S. east coast later this week.

Septuagenarian Aleksander Doba is Kayaking the Atlantic, Again

Septuagenarian Aleksander Doba is Kayaking the Atlantic, Again

Doba is paddling his kayak from New York to Portugal. He left the mouth of New York Harbor yesterday, May 8, after nearly being swept onto rocks in Sandy Hook, the same spit of land where his kayak wa[...]

Exclusive Interview: Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

Exclusive Interview: Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

If you had to choose one word to describe 69-year-old Polish ocean paddler Aleksander Doba, it would be irrepressible. A compact man with an enormous beard and boundless enthusiasm, he has twice cross[...]

Unfiltered: Aleksander Doba

Unfiltered: Aleksander Doba

If you had to choose one word to describe 69-year-old Polish ocean paddler Aleksander Doba, it would be irrepressible. A compact man with an enormous beard and boundless enthusiasm, he has twice cross[...]

69-year-old Aleksander Doba announces plans to kayak across the Atlantic for a third time

69-year-old Aleksander Doba announces plans to kayak across the Atlantic for a third time

"95 percent of people die in bed," says the 69-year-old serial adventurer. "So why lie down?"

10 Paddlers to Watch in 2012

10 Paddlers to Watch in 2012

10 Paddlers to Watch in 2012