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    Meet the high school teacher bidding to make American rowing history

    Bryce Carlson, a 37-year-old high school teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio, aims to be the first American to row solo, unsupported across the north Atlantic Ocean.

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    • Carlson hopes to become the first American to row solo across the North Atlantic
    • He estimates the expedition will be between 50-60 days

    (CNN)In between teaching biology and psychology classes, grading his student's papers and revamping lesson plans, high school teacher Bryce Carlson is an extreme sport athlete, weaving in a few hours of volume-based endurance and muscle traini