The team leader looked me straight in the eye. “I’m only here because someone took a risk with me when I was his age. I want to do for him, what someone did for me.”
Learning to sail was a deliberate exercise in getting out of my comfort zone. Way out. I say ‘learning to sail,’ meaning ‘starting to learn to sail’. Meaning, ‘learning how to capsize with good grace.’ Mostly. And get quite bruised in the process.