The World's Toughest Row

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2017/2018

Countdown to Race Day

The Talisker Whisky Challenge is a rowing race organized by Atlantic Campaigns and Talisker Whisky.  The race starts in La Gomera, Tenerife, Canary Islands, to Antigua, Barbados, West Indies.  The race is roughly 3,000 miles long and will take approximately 2-3 months to complete the crossing.

VetEx is a proud partner of the ‘A Veterans’ Expedition Team (US) and what they are doing to help raise awareness for Service Members, Veterans and their loved ones dealing with injuries, mental health issues arising from service, and other service related struggles.

Join us in supporting the ‘A Veterans’ Expedition Team (US) at the start of the race on December 2017!

Map of the Race

The World's Toughest Row

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge Team

Rory Mackenzie
-Team Manager

Born in South Africa, Rory Mackenzie served in the British Army as a Combat Medical ...

Alex Evans
-Team Skipper

Born in Evansville, IN, Alex Evans joined the Army Infantry in 2004. After completing Javelin ...

Don Campbell

My name is Don Campbell and I was born in Athens, GA. I have served ...

Glenn Wilson

Glenn Wilson was born in Greenwood, SC on November 1, 1988.  His deep-­‐rooted patriotism inspired him ...

Lorenzo Sanchez

Lorenzo Sanchez was born February 19, 1975 in Redondo Beach, California and is the oldest of ...

How the Team will be Living


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We are proud to offer a wide array of ways you can support the team.  You can support with traditional one-time contribution to getting your name or company on the boat!  Track the team LIVE and see how your donation is helping raise awareness about important issues.

Veterans Expeditions is a veteran led, chartered 501 (c) (3) non-profit in the State of Colorado.  Our Federal Tax ID number is 47-3091945. Veterans Expeditions has an independent board and operates nation wide.

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