While some like to spend their holidays on a beach, cocktail in hand, London’s traders and analysts clearly like adventure. So it is that teams from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Moore Capital are set to row across the Med next month.
Saddle sores, aches, bruises and blisters in unfortunate places await them, as they row for up to 96 hours without a break.
The race, which will see bankers, brokers, traders and analysts burning around 25,000 calories on their trip along the coast of Spain from Barcelona to Ibiza, will raise awareness of the NOMAN campaign and their work with cancer sufferers.
Noman raises awareness of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and its links to cancer diagnoses. Racers will be raising funds for the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation.
Jason Lupatkin, trader at Thiel Macro said it will be a challenge of “head-to-head mental and physical strength...trying to navigate the weathering sea and stave off sickness!” Good luck...