Is The Race To Alaska The World's Most Dangerous Boat Race?
Picture yourself in the extreme conditions of the Pacific Northwest waters in a boat with no motor. This isn't a nightmare, it's the Race to Alaska. Not only is it very dangerous due to its location, this completely human-powered race is the longest of its kind. The race has no official course, but it covers a distance of 750 mi (1207 km). Anyone can enter this race, which held its inaugural event in 2015, as long as they enter with a boat that does not have a motor. In that year, only 15 of the 35 teams that entered the race finished it. The first place finisher of the Race to Alaska wins $10,000.
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The Race to Alaska is the longest human-powered race in North America. 00:02
The perilous Race to Alaska boat race has no official course. 00:30
The first place team in the Race to Alaska wins $10,000. 02:12
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