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January 29, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Neal Petersen was born in South Africa without hip sockets, and his ambition is to race a sailboat solo across the Atlantic, which will cost $150,000. His message: "If you want it badly enough, you can get it." Petersen, 22, a black, is not easily daunted, not by the racial inequalities of his homeland nor the magnitude of his campaign to compete in the Carlsberg Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race--the C-STAR--in 1992, and certainly not by the sea.
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January 29, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Neal Petersen was born in South Africa without hip sockets, and his ambition is to race a sailboat solo across the Atlantic, which will cost $150,000. His message: "If you want it badly enough, you can get it." Petersen, 22, a black, is not easily daunted, not by the racial inequalities of his homeland nor the magnitude of his campaign to compete in the Carlsberg Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race--the C-STAR--in 1992, and certainly not by the sea.
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September 26, 1998 | RICH ROBERTS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hearing that 16 people on 16 sailboats will start a race around the world into the Atlantic Ocean today, one might wonder if they've been watching the Weather Channel, or any other channel. UCLA's football game in Miami and even a professional bowling tournament in Naples, Fla., retreated before Hurricane Georges, but Around Alone goes on from Charleston, S.C. It's the fifth quadrennial edition of what was known as the BOC Challenge until the British Oxygen Co.
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