RWinvest have been sponsoring Kiko Matthews over the past 49 days in her world record attempt to become the quickest woman to complete a solo transatlantic row, and we are thrilled to announce that she has done it!
Kiko has surpassed all previous women rowers who have attempted the Atlantic challenge by a whopping 7 days. This is an incredible achievement for a lady who was in hospital just 8 months ago receiving treatment for a recurring brain tumour.
Having been completely by herself at sea for nearly two months, Kiko kept a diary of her day-today encounters out in the Atlantic ocean including some of the toughest weather conditions, steepest waves, most dangerous sharks and painful blisters. When questioned about the difficulties she faced, Kiko’s braveness and willpower was evidently down to those supporting her: