Teen Attempts to Circumnavigate the Globe Answered
Some of you may know already, but 16-year old Abby Sunderland made international headlines twice, once for her journey to become the youngest person to sail around the world nonstop unaided and again when her boat ran into trouble in the middle of the southern Indian Ocean. Good news sources on the story can be found here, here, and here.
This topic has been tossed about on all manner of online blogs and forums, but I wondered what your folks' thoughts were on the matter. Inspirational role model? Too dangerous? Alternatively, what can the maker community either gain from or contribute to this story? Post your thoughts below.