Indian yachtsman and Navy officer of Abhilash Tom (Abhilash Tomy), descended from the race non-stop round the world regatta single Golden Globe Race — 2018, intends to race in 2022.
To finish your race in the current regatta Tomi prevented an accident: in late September, during a storm, in the native Indian ocean , his boat capsized and lost its mast, and he received a serious back injury. A few days paralyzed the sailor waited, when it will be able to get the rescuers.
For the past four months, Tom, who in time of medical operations has strengthened the spine of several Titanic items recovered enough to think about the future.
And, judging by his words, he is not going to divide his life into “before” and “after”.
“I still limited mobility, but I’ll work on it. I don’t hate the sea and not afraid of him,” said Tom during an interview to Indian TV channels last week.
Several days later, it became known even more: to return to the water he plans for the next six months, and in 2022 is going to take revenge in GGR.