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They’ve done it! Amazon rowers Mark and Anton reach the end of epic adventure

The quick-witted thinking of a 14-year-old Brazilian boy rescued Cambridge Judge Business School’s Mark de Rond and Clare College rowing coach Anton Wright close to the end of their Amazon rowing marathon.

For thirty days we’ve hardly eaten and we’ve hardly slept, and we’ve been sick. This was the toughest thing I’ve ever done in my life, and the same is true for Anthony. And you think, well, at the end of this, will we be kinder persons, better persons as a result? I hope the answer is yes. It’s been an incredible experience.”