North London pair set to break world record for longest tandem row
Isaac Kenyon of St. Albans and Jordan Williams of Luton are set to break world record for longest continual row in tandem for World Autism Acceptance Week
Congratulations to Jordan and Isaac for achieving their goal and breaking the World Record for longest tandem row.
The pair rowed 500km in total from 6pm on Friday 1 April to Sunday 3 April. They’ve met their target of raising £1,000 for the National Autistic Charity, but you can still donate here >>>
Isaac and Jordan will be rowing in tandem on an indoor rowing machine for 2 days without sleep to break the world record for the longest continual row in a tandem during World Autism Acceptance Week (28th March 2022 – 3rd April 2022). You can find their fundraising page here.
The pair hope that this will increase public understanding of autism and raise funds to support the National Autistic Society’s work creating a society that works for autistic people and their families.
Autism is a lifelong disability, with around 700,000 autistic people in the UK.
“Rowing non-stop for 2 days is going to be mentally and physically challenging, however this is nowhere near the challenge my autistic family member is facing right now,” Isaac says. “With so much disruption from the unexpected pandemic it has triggered intense anxiety with a lot of support from public services disappearing overnight which has been very high pressure for our family. Therefore I’m delighted to be supporting World Autism Acceptance Week and the National Autistic Society to raise the acceptance of autism within society.”
For more information and how you can get involved in this year’s World Autism Acceptance Week, visit www.autism.org.uk.