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[...]
Doba poured a dram of whiskey into the sea—an offering to his doppelganger King Neptune—and began kayaking to Europe.
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.
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[...]
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[...]
"95 percent of people die in bed," says the 69-year-old serial adventurer. "So why lie down?"
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