Rowed alone across the Atlantic. Serial technology entrepreneur.
Bhavik Gandhi talkes about endurance and a living hell, thisgs he experienced in his boat when rowing across the Atlantic. He likes endurance sports, but he also likes to start new companies and he relates experiences won in sports to activities in busine
In 2007 Bhavik Gandhi set a historic world record, when he rowed single handed across the Atlantic, from Spain to the Caribbean island of Antigua, spending an106 days alone at sea in a 23 ft rowing boat. He takes his audience thru an epic 5000 km voyage which began with the battle to leave land resulting in 3 failed attempts and 2 years of preparation. It’s a journey that sometimes became a living hell, stretching his mind to the breaking point as he deals with with gale force conditions, water leaks, a broken rudder, an Atlantic hurricane season, sharks, extreme isolation, sleep deprivation, muscle fatigue, a near collision with tankers, and finally a capsize.
Not just a man with an interesting story, Bhavik Gandhi walks the talk in the business world. With has background as a serial technology entrepreneur Bhavik is ideally qualified to take the life lessons learned on the Atlantic and other endurance achievements and relate them to the corporate world. Bhavik powerfully illustrates with slides and stunning video footage and each speech is tailored with company and industry specific information. He has spoken to audiences ranging from school children to board-level directors of some of the world´s largest multinationals. Bhavik Gandhi is one of the rising sporting personalities in Endurance Sports. He is one of the elite few athletes in the world who have ever crossed an ocean and a continent under human power and was voted amongst the top 5 sports personalities of the Year 2007 by Outside Magazine.
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