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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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I am twelve thousand miles wiser, twelve thousand miles more resilient, and I have twelve thousand miles more faith in God.

I am twelve thousand miles wiser, twelve thousand miles more resilient, and I have twelve thousand miles more faith in God.



I was so thankful that my parents trusted me enough and had enough faith in my abilities to let me follow my passion and try to do something great, even if I might fail.

I was so thankful that my parents trusted me enough and had enough faith in my abilities to let me follow my passion and try to do something great, even if I might fail.



Fewer people have successfully solo-circumnavigated the globe than have journeyed into space.

Fewer people have successfully solo-circumnavigated the globe than have journeyed into space.



The things that happen on the sea take you beyond yourself, beyond human capability.

The things that happen on the sea take you beyond yourself, beyond human capability.



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.

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.



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.



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

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



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

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



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.

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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I definitely go on gut instinct but it has always had the back up of research and information.




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