I’ve been a surfer and an ocean swimmer and sailor for over 15 years, so sea turtles have a special
Here’s your mission should you choose to accept it: hold you breath for a month, eat an entire salad bar, swim a marathon a day for 2 weeks, while figuring out how to get to a place you haven’t been to since you were a baby 30 years ago, without the help of signs, GPS, maps, helpful policemen or Google Earth, then at your destination mate non-stop for a few weeks, lay a few hundred eggs at night in a hole you dug with your back feet without looking, now swim back to where you came from to eat some more salad bars and get ready to do it again. Each year. For the rest of your life. Which is long.
When you think of a turtle, you probably think of those hard-shelled, slow-moving, reptilian relics whose ancestry stretches back hundreds
Hello Race fans! I’m Race commentator Rowdy Gaines, with my partner, the famous world-traveling turtle, Mr. Leatherback. The new week
Hi Race fans! Although the Race is only a third of the way through, so much is happening. It’s incredible
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Rowdy Gaines here on Day 3, and now the Race is really on – Lindblad has left the Gulf and
Hi, I’m Rowdy Gaines, with my color commentator, Mr. Leatherback, on Day 2, of the Great Turtle Race! ON THE
Headed to the supermarket to pick up some fish filets for dinner? Or perhaps you’re going to your favorite restaurant
Hi, I’m Rowdy Gaines, reporting on the 1st day of the Great Turtle Race! The turtles are off and swimming!