Woman to attempt Atlantic row

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This winter, Katie Spotz plans to cross the Atlantic Ocean without a sail or a motor. Through big seas and hurricane-force winds, the only thing propelling her tiny yellow boat will be Spotz's arms pulling against two black oars.

Spotz, 22, plans to row at least 2,500 miles without even a tarp to protect herself from the sun, lest she be tempted to use it to catch the wind.

Click here to read a report by the New York Times.