Surviving an INSANE four-day storm while crossing the Atlantic by container ship

Torbjørn C. Pedersen – better known as Thor – is a Danish adventurer on a record-breaking mission to visit every country on Earth without flying.

His journey so far has racked up 194 countries, travelling predominantly using public transport and crossing oceans by hitching rides on container ships.

He spoke to When it hits the fan podcast about one particularly stomach-churning journey from Iceland to Canada in the winter.

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When It Hits The Fan podcast features tales of close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, extreme-sports fanatics and more. From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger and lived to tell the tale.