It’s things like this that make me proud to be British: man smashes record for least distance covered in a boat in the greatest time.
"You are rowing every day – it’s not like you’re just sitting here," he said.
The BBC article includes this picture:
If you look closely in the bottom left corner, I think you’ll see the problem – he’s still tied up!
EDIT: live footage of the rower from his boatcam:
I spent far too long on this. Not exactly B3ta quality, but quite fun for a first attempt at animation.