Breaking: Pacific Rower Angela Madsen Found Dead

Breaking: Pacific Rower Angela Madsen Found Dead
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Angela Madsen has died during her attempt to row alone across the Pacific Ocean from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Her wife Debra confirmed the sad news in a Facebook post this evening.   Madsen had been at sea for 60 days and covered just over 2,000km of her journey. She was regularly checking in by satphone with her wife Debra and also with filmmakers documenting her row. On the morning of June 21, she told them she needed to go into the water to make repairs to the hardware that deployed the para-anchor from the bow. After not hearing from her for several hours, Debra began to worry. “When I checked her main inbox, she had not returned any messages,” said Debra. “[From] the tracking, it did not appear that she was rowing the boat, but rather that it was... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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