Category Archives: Rowing

Professional adventurer/gambler John Fairfax, 74, paddled deep into Amazon, alone across Atlantic

(Every boy’s heart quickens at reading adventure on the high seas. John Fairfax’s started early.) HENDERSON, Nev. – John Fairfax, who died Feb. 8 at 74 near Las Vegas, once called himself a “professional adventurer.” A former big-game hunter and

Professional adventurer/gambler John Fairfax, 74, paddled deep into Amazon, alone across Atlantic

(Every boy’s heart quickens at reading adventure on the high seas. John Fairfax’s started early.) HENDERSON, Nev. – John Fairfax, who died Feb. 8 at 74 near Las Vegas, once called himself a “professional adventurer.” A former big-game hunter and