Pedal the Pond: Team break world record as they complete crossing in 40 days

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Jayna Rana
Pedal The Pond crew. Photo: Pedal The Pond/Instagram

Pedal The Pond crew. Photo: Pedal The Pond/Instagram

Four young men who set off to cross the Atlantic in a pedalo, sponsored by Incisive Media and Investec Asset Management, have completed their route in just 40 days and broken the world record for being the first to pedal a boat across the 3,000 mile ocean.

The team had set themselves a target to pedal across the Atlantic Ocean in between 30 and 50 days, but managed the feat in just 40, setting a new world record. They set off from Gran Canaria on 7 January...

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