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Abby Sunderland Quotes: I wanted to break the record, of course, and become the youngest person to sail around the world solo and unassisted.
         

I wanted to break the record, of course, and become the youngest person to sail around the world solo and unassisted.


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On June 10, the worst storm in the series swept across the middle of the Indian Ocean and Wild Eyes was directly in its path.



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Wild Eyes was built for speed and I was flying down walls of water twenty and thirty feet high.



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The open ocean often takes you past your physical limits and when it does, sailing becomes a mental game.



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Going up the mast is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a solo sailor.



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But none of that kept me from picturing what a tsunami might look like if it did rise up and roar toward my little boat like some watery blue version of the Great Wall of China.



Terror ripped through me as I was falling, falling, falling toward the sea.

Terror ripped through me as I was falling, falling, falling toward the sea.





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