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                 The ORS Int. is the official adjudicator of ocean rowing records for Guinness World Records

 


 

John Fairfax

 (May 21, 1937 - February 8, 2012)

 
died unexpectedly at his home in Nevada

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The First man to row an ocean solo. From Gran Canaria to Hollywood Beach, Florida
(January 20 - July 19 1969)

The First man to row the Pacific (with Sylvia Cook), from San Francisco to Australia
 (April 26 1971 - April 22 1972)
 

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