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Aleksander Doba

Polish kayaker

Died when: 74 years 166 days (893 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

Aleksander Doba

Aleksander Doba (9 September 1946 – 22 February 2021) was a Polish kayaker known primarily for his long voyages crossing oceans.In 2010 and again in 2013 he kayaked across the Atlantic Ocean westward under his own power.

The two voyages were the longest open-water kayak voyages ever made.He was named 2015 Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic.

In 2017 he completed an eastward kayaking trip across the Atlantic.He died while climbing Kilimanjaro after reaching the mountain summit.


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