Bank Holiday World Record Attempt at Teignmouth for Devon Air Ambulance

    Rowing enthusiasts Sarah Luxton and Lucy Bufton have set themselves the ultimate challenge! They are planning to break a world record for the longest continuous Tandem Ergo-Row whilst raising vital funds for Devon Air Ambulance.  Rowing for 60hrs over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

    Rowing enthusiasts Sarah Luxton and Lucy Bufton have set themselves the ultimate challenge! They are planning to break a world record for the longest continuous Tandem Ergo-Row whilst raising vital funds for Devon Air Ambulance. 

    This bold world record attempt will take place outdoors at the Seasports Watersports Centre in Teignmouth who are hosting the event. The determined duo will take turns to keep the fly wheel turning from midnight on Saturday 1st May, through Sunday and onwards to Monday 3rd May totting up a gruelling 60 hours of rowing!  

    The current world record for this challenge in Sarah and Lucy’s age category is 24 hours and the overall record is 50 hours - Aiming for 60 hours these ladies are striving to be well ahead of anybody that has attempted to break the record before. 

    The team are fundraising for Devon Air Ambulance who are highly thought of by the Seasports Watersports Centre and Devon Air Ambulance is extremely proud and grateful to these very experienced rowers who have a real passion for challenge. 

    Sally Hilton, Head of Fundraising at Devon Air Ambulance said:

    “We are always so proud of our fundraisers and continue to be surprised by the incredible range of challenges they set themselves in order to raise vital funds for us. The challenge that Sarah & Lucy are undertaking is a whole new level. A world record attempt which takes them over a weekend is going to be physically and mentally challenging for them both. Everyone at Devon Air Ambulance is wishing them all the luck in the world and we hope that everyone joins them on the quay to cheer them on towards breaking that record”

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