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14 year old girl sails around the globe alone.

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  1. fortheo Titanium 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 caelgender ftw

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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 Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    She's a badass.
     
  5. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    It's impressive as fuck

    Exactly.
     
  6. 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 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 Brown Belt

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    She's gonna die.
     
  9. fortheo Titanium Belt

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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 Black Belt

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    I thought for sure it was gonna be an Aussie. Good for her.
     
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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. For some reason this was the first thought I had
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  13. IngaVovchanchyn Plutonium 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 Silver Belt

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    lol
     
  15. zackryder Long Island Iced Z Platinum Member

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    godammit. dem feelz

    hopefully they make more episodes [fingers crossed]
     
  16. 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 Green Belt

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    LOL @ the government nanny state trying to stop her.

    Good for her.
     
  18. 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 Gold Belt

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    You obviously don't have kids.
     
  20. CatchOmega Hideous Disfigurement

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    A pirate's dream.
     

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