14 year old girl sails around the globe alone.

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  1. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    14 year old Laura Dekker becomes the youngest person to sail around the globe alone.

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    Read the entire article here: https://recordsetter.com/awesome/worlds-youngest-sailor/


    Trailer for the documentary: [YT]04z3dS6P60g[/YT]


    This is a bit older news, but still amazing.
     
  2. thebluerider

    thebluerider caelgender ftw

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  3. Young Turkey

    Young Turkey Green Belt

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    Pretty cool actually, a life of adventure

    Edit: just watched the trailer and I wanna tear up because that shit is beautiful
     
  4. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    She's a badass.
     
  5. fortheo

    fortheo Steel Belt

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    It's impressive as fuck

    Exactly.
     
  6. JonesBones

    JonesBones Excuse my contraflow

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    Hubris. Gotta conquer. I bet the ocean was calling her too. Calling her to conquer it. Yawn.
     
  7. BJJ NINJA

    BJJ NINJA Turtle Power

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    That's pretty amazing. That's intense shit. I remember seeing that interview with Ellen Macarthur on top gear, and she said not being able to sleep was the single hardest thing about these sailing missions. She couldn't sleep for more than 20 min at a time. That sucks.
     
  8. Green Poncho

    Green Poncho Brown Belt

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    She's gonna die.
     
  9. fortheo

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    She already completed her journey around the globe, but yes, in the long run we will all die. Gold star for you.
     
  10. Misfit23

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    I thought for sure it was gonna be an Aussie. Good for her.
     
  11. TSO

    TSO Cookie monster belt

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    I don't think that covers how badass she is. We need a new word to describe how great a feat this is and awesome she is.
     
  12. Pugilistic

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    For some reason this was the first thought I had
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  13. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Word.

    Badass parenting too. I am not the hovering type of parent, but I don't know if I'd have the guts to let my kids try something like this.
     
  14. flanellograf

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    lol
     
  15. zackryder

    zackryder Long Island Iced Z Platinum Member

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    godammit. dem feelz

    hopefully they make more episodes [fingers crossed]
     
  16. JonesBones

    JonesBones Excuse my contraflow

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    I bet the hardest part for this girl would be to do it without being filmed the entire time. I doubt she would do it then.
     
  17. MyOwnSummer12

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    LOL @ the government nanny state trying to stop her.

    Good for her.
     
  18. KILL KILL

    KILL KILL Gold Belt

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    Everyone is praising her now, but if something happened to her, I'd be willing to bet this thread would have gone a different direction entirely.
     
  19. KILL KILL

    KILL KILL Gold Belt

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    You obviously don't have kids.
     
  20. CatchOmega

    CatchOmega Hideous Disfigurement

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    A pirate's dream.
     

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