Diary: In oar of Lida suit

Ever fancied rowing 2,010 miles non-stop and unaided around Great Britain? Neither have we. But one man willing to take on the challenge is the Lida account manager Dan Jenkins, who is spearheading a six-man team in the Anglo-American Boat Race.

Each crew member will take it in turns to row for 90 minutes and rest for 90 minutes, 24 hours a day, until the distance is completed, and Jenkins is aiming to smash the current 26-day world record.

And you thought running the London Marathon was tough...