Damien Gildea wrote:And Mark Stratford made the 4th ascent of Mt Paget, highest on South Georgia, in 1994, then years later was killed serving in Iraq.
More recently, Mark Evison never got the chance to go south
Then why did you even mention these two fine young men and their ultimate circumstances, if not to make a point of certain current event in Southwest Asia... Damien?
What do their lives have to do with the OP concerning a 16 yr old girl lost at sea on a solo attempt in order to set a record... Damien?
And please do continue with the pompous ass self-centered attitude, Damien. Not one bit impressed nor do I care.