The MacLean brothers set three world records when they rowed across the Atlantic – and say they have their schools to thank.
My two brothers and I completed a 3,000-mile rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean in January, and broke three world records in doing so: the fastest and youngest trio and the first three brothers to row across the Atlantic. In all honesty, it feels quite strange writing this – we had ambitious aspirations for our crossing, but certainly didn’t expect to be fighting over who gets which world record.
A campaign to row an ocean generally takes between one and three years. We all agree, though, that our preparations started in the classroom between 15 and 21 years ago.
This might come across as quite a bold statement. How could schooling prepare us for 35 days of rowing continuously, sleeping two to three hours a day and making a total of over a million strokes?
To read the full article published by TES and featuring former pupils of Edinburgh Steiner School, please visit: https://www.tes.com/news/our-schools-gave-us-strength-row-atlantic