These are the teams that weathered the proving ground

Some folks have thrown their hat in the ring to live as much adventure as they can in 36 hours:

Exposed water, 2 shipping lanes and an international border.
Big tides, big ships, and the potential for big weather.

If the full race is a marathon, then proportionally Stage One is the 1600 meter, and when was the last time you ran a mile competitively?

Here are the teams that headed to Canada in 2015: