Welcome home Pete!

East London’s Peter van Kets was given a hero’s welcome home yesterday afternoon after his gruelling 76-day rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean. Van Kets is the first African to row across any ocean solo, and also the first to row the Woodvale Trans- Atlantic Rowing Race as one of a pair and then do […]

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Peter Van Kets Woodvale Challenge 2009/10

Peter van Kets will be taking on the Atlantic again on 9 Dec 2009. The Woodvale challenge is a rowing race across the Atlantic ocean from the Canary Islands, 5400Km to Antigua in the Caribbean. (More people have climbed Mount Everest and ventured into space than have successfully rowed across the Atlantic !) The standing […]

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