Russian Rower Fedor Konyukhov Федор Конюхов Visits Australia Zoo

4 June, 2014
Author: Charles Hodgson

[Video]Russian Adventurer Fedor Konyukhov (Федор Конюхов) visited Australia Zoo yesterday with family.
Fedor completed his epic row across the Pacific from Chile to Mooloolaba Beach on Saturday and is spending the week on the Sunshine Coast‬ before flying home to Moscow on the weekend.
During the final stages of the journey, Fedor spoke to his son Oscar about organising a day at Australia Zoo with his grandchildren.
Fedor will be back in a year to after talks with Sunshine Council laid plans to unveil a commemorative item on Mooloolaba Beach to permanently acknowledge the historic crossing, which took 160 days and covered more than 16,000 kilometres.