“Former professional Rugby player Damian Browne created a world record on October 4 after rowing for 112 days across the Atlantic Ocean from New York City to Galway, Ireland. He received a heroic welcome on Tuesday.
According to the Irish Times, on June 14, Browne left Chelsea Piers in Manhattan and covered 3,450 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean to reach Ireland. It is reported that Browne cannot swim.
viral video posted on Instagram shows Damian Browne boating in the Galway Bay across rough waters. Browne, 42, rowed and rowed Cushlamachree, his 20-foot craft, for more than 2,500 hours.”