Mission Accomplished for Brad Van Liew

After his third singlehanded race around the world, Van Liew reigns as the most accomplished American soloist ever.

Winner Brad Van Liew

Brad Van Liew celebrates his victory with wife Meaghan and their children, Wyatt and Tate.Ainhoa Sanchez

While most of us in the U.S. were preparing to kick back for the long Memorial Day weekend last Friday afternoon (May 27), on the other side of the Atlantic, an American sailor proudly flying the Stars & Stripes was putting the final touches on an effort that he will no doubt remember for the rest of his life.

_ _ After all he’s done, it seems like the least we could do.