Last Friday, 300 guests celebrated the success of the Atlantic Polo Team in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, the toughest row contest worldwide, at the prestigious Guards Polo Club.
Within just 48 days and 7 minutes Henry Brett, Bobby Melville, James Glasson and Fergus Scholes had crossed the Atlantic in a small rowboat. The four British polo players won the four-person category and became second in the overall challenge. A great achievement – completely without prior rowing experience. (POLO+10 reported)
How the four fared at the challenge, how they prepared themselves, what they experienced and how you even got along on such a small boat, all this shows the official film, which was presented at the event at Guards Polo Club and which will be broadcasted at Sky Sports on 11th June.
The strongest competitor of the Atlantic Polo Team in the four-person category also joined at Guards Polo Club: just a few hours later, the British team Row 2 Recovery reached the harbor on the Carribean island of Antigua.
The Atlantic Polo Team commented: “We are delighted to have had Guards Polo Club host our home coming party and treat our guests to a day of polo following the party. Being one of the most prestigious polo clubs in the world we are honoured to have had their support and very grateful so many people came along so we could thank each and everyone for the support we have had on our journey. In true Atlantic Polo Team style the night went off with a bang and a great night was had by all!”
The official film about the Atlantic Polo team at Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge:
Picture gallery Homecoming Party at Guards Polo Club: