Young at Heart and Soul - Fedor Koni︠u︡khov

Fedor

Fedor Filippovich Konyukhov (Russian: Фёдор Филиппович Конюхов; born December 12, 1951) is a Russian survivalist, traveller, yacht captain and balloon pilot. He was born in the village of Chkalovo, Pryazovskyi Raion, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. In December 2010, he was ordained as an Eastern Orthodox priest in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).

Sailing

In May 2008, Konyukhov completed a solo circumnavigation of Antarctica in a sailboat, becoming the first person to do so. His attempt began on 26 January 2008 and took 102 days in total, with his route falling entirely between the 45th and 60th parallels south.[6]
Rowing

Konyukhov has set world records, notably crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a row-boat URALAZ in 46 days,[7] the best 24-hour distance in the same boat (110 miles).

From December 22, 2013 to May 31, 2014 Fyodor Konyukhov crossed the Pacific ocean starting in the Chilean port of Concon and finishing in Australian town of Mooloolaba (Sunshine Coast) without entering ports and without any external help or assistance. He covered the distance of more than 17,408 km (9400 nautical miles) on the Turgoyak (K9) rowboat in just 162 days.[8]

Courtesy:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyodor_Konyukhov