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No motor, no support, all the way to Alaska. The physical endurance, saltwater know-how, and bulldog tenacity to navigate the 750 cold water miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska.

No motor, no support, all the way to Alaska. The physical endurance, saltwater know-how, and bulldog tenacity to navigate the 750 cold water miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska.
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No motor, no support, all the way to Alaska. The physical endurance, saltwater know-how, and bulldog tenacity to navigate the 750 cold water miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska.

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English


Episodes

Ravenous Like Odysseus - R2AK

7/8/2018
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We are Achaians coming from Troy, beaten off our true course by winds from every direction across the great gulf of the open sea, making for home, by the wrong way, on the wrong courses. So we have come. - Odysseus Team Ravenous has achieved the dubious record of most miles to Ketchikan. Some will say it is a 750 mile race, but not them. For them the road is much longer and finds it's way to the distant shore of Haida Gwaii with a blown out spinnaker and a boat taking on water as they eat...

Duration:00:14:27

08 Patience with a shovel - R2AK

7/6/2018
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Race Boss was able to grab a quick chair with teams Oaracle and Trak Kayaks. Two of our human powered back of the pack teams. Turns out, they like it back there. And here’s why.

Duration:00:23:36

07 Nothing is Guaranteed and Heroes can quit too. - R2AK

7/2/2018
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It's a talk with Josh Collins of Team Torrent, a man trying to finish the Race to Alaska on a stand up paddle board. He doesn't finish the race, but it is not from lack of trying. It's a modern day epic tale, one paddle stroke at a time.

Duration:00:33:24

Racer Round Table Part Duex

6/30/2018
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Team Lost Boys came in yesterday and we are looking forward with talking to them next. This is the Racer Round up part duex. Same eleven team. And they are talking about propulsion choices and those really high and low points that come with racing to Alaska. Enjoy.

Duration:00:28:37

Team Lost Boys "Longer than you thought" - R2AK

6/30/2018
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Episode 5 of 2018. It's an interview with Team Lost Boys. A father daughter team who dragged a willing third along. And...don't eat the vegetable bowl.

Duration:00:17:20

2018 04 Racer Round Table Part Uno - R2AK

6/28/2018
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Episode 4. Racer Round up Part 1. Waiting for Fusion It’s a roundtable featuring 11 teams that span all four years of the race. They pull up a chair and search for answers to questions often unanswerable, or at least arguable. It’s a geek session, but it’s from the horse’s mouth. Teams include: North2Alaska - 2017, Ptarmigan - 2018, Ketchikan - 2016, Can’t Anchor Us - 2015/16, Sail like a Girl - 2018, Fashionably Late - 2018, Global 2016/17/18, Heart of Gold 2017/18, Superfriend...

Duration:00:34:21

2018- 03 PT Watercraft

6/26/2018
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It's the third cast of the 2018 race and Team Global Captain is already thinking about doing it again (don't believe her believe us). And micro legend Russell Brown, master of all things multihull talks with Daniel. Russel wins every time, because being first isn't winning to him. And who said bloodlust?

Duration:00:14:35

2018 01 BlueFlash Interview

6/24/2018
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Interview with Race to Alaska's Team Blue Flash. The youngest team to ever complete the 750 mile engineless boat race between Port Townsend, Washington and Ketchikan, Alaska.

Duration:00:22:36

2017 12 Lets all be Heros - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/21/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. Chatting with Teams Freya and Sistership. And Team Sistership recounts some epic moments is their racing moments.

Duration:00:16:25

2017 11 All Yacht Clubs don't Suck- R2AK The Daily Fix

6/20/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. It's a hang out at the Ketchikan Yacht Club and a chat with Team Adventourists. They're from Australia!

Duration:00:16:34

2017 08 Piles of Finish - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/19/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. 6 teams in so let's look at that finish line.

Duration:00:12:19

2017 10 Bare Bone Bad Ass - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/19/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. An interview with the youngest Captain to ever race and the crew of Team North to Alaska.

Duration:00:13:43

2017 07 Adventure of a lifetime - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/18/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. Today a look behind the scenes of the media team and a interview with Team KELP.

Duration:00:14:10

2017 06 Everyone is Awesome - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/17/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska daily update. Jake and I review the field of racers in the wilds of the remote coastline.

Duration:00:13:49

2017 05 Surrender to Winning - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/16/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska Daily Fix. First boats in, so we have an awards ceremony.

Duration:00:17:09

2017 04 Your Mama - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/14/2017
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2017 Daily Race Update. In this one we call racers mamas to see what they think about all this racer business.

Duration:00:11:16

2017 03 Sleigh Ride - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/13/2017
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2017 Daily Update of Race to Alaska. This one talks with teams: Grace B, Bad Kitty, KELP, Rush Aweigh and Rod Price

Duration:00:15:48

2017 01 The Gate - R2AK The Daily Fix

6/11/2017
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2017 Race to Alaska discussing the Seymour Narrows

Duration:00:12:03

2017 02 The Rapture of Breakage- R2AK The Daily Fix

6/11/2017
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2017 Daily update of the Race to Alaska number 2!

Duration:00:17:49