Three months before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Lia Ditton will depart from Choshi, Japan on a mission to row 5,500 miles alone and unsupported across the Pacific Ocean to the west coast of the USA. Nineteen attempts have been made to row this distance. Two were successful. One person was lost at sea.
We caught up with Lia and asked her some questions about her upcoming trip:
Q: What initially made you want to attempt a solo crossing of the Pacific?
I met a man who had just...