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James Cracknell won gold rowing medals at the Sydney 2000 Olympics and the Athens 2004 Olympics and holds three world records. He writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph. His first book, James Cracknell's No Gym Health Plan was published in April 2006.
Ben Fogle was made famous by the BBC's Castaway programme and is now a TV presenter, his shows include Country file and Animal Park. His first book, The Tea Time Islands was published in 2003. His latest book, Offshore, was also published in April 2006.
What an extraordinary account of 2 men’s journey across the Atlantic. Pretty much unprepared for this life changing challenge of the Atlantic Rowing Race, Ben Fogle and James Cracknell did not even know each other that well when they embarked on this journey. This book tells in raw detail the experiences they went through, highs and lows, near death experiences, blisters and sores, tears and laughter. This is a real story of endurance and courage and keeps you gripped from the first page to last.