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Jacksonville, FL, January 6th, 2020 – The Jacksonville-based ocean rowing crew, “Team Praetoarian,” who are competing in the 2020 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, are featured on the front page of The Florida Times-Union, in an article entitled “Team Praetoarian: Row across the Atlantic will test endurance, bond colleagues, help sick children,” written by Beth Reese Cravey.
The article covers the early beginnings of the rowing team, gives an overview of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, and discusses some of the physical and educational demands of the training. The partnership with premier ocean boat builder Rannoch Adventure is covered, including details of the R25 boat that the team will be using.
The article also features Make-a-Wish® Foundation of Central and Northern Florida, and the partnership they have with Team Praetoarian to raise funds and awareness for their mission: granting wishes to children facing life-threatening illnesses, in order to lift their spirits and effect positive outcomes in their fight to overcome their illnesses.
The article can be found on the front page of the January 6th, 2020 print edition of The Florida Times-Union, or in the online format at: https://www.jacksonville.com/news/20200105/team-praetoarian-row-across-atlantic-will-test-endurance-bond-colleagues-help-sick-children