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Angela's California to Hawaii Solo Row

A Military & Veteran Tribute Row


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Day 7: Solo Row Aborted

Posted by parasurfer , 17 June 2013 · 1,665 views

Day 7: Solo Row Aborted Facing gale force winds and high seas and multiple bumps and bruises, Angela made the decision to abort her solo row.  Between her injuries and the sea state, it was simply impossible to row.The United States Coast Guard extracted her from the ocean at approximately 03h45 (-0700 GMT), 17 June 2013.  She was flown to the Santa Barbara Coast Guard Station....



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Day 6: Crows Fly; They Don't Row

Posted by parasurfer , 16 June 2013 · 841 views

Day 6: Crows Fly; They Don't Row It is now Day 6 since Angela set out from Santa Cruz on her solo row to Hilo, Hawaii. The first few days were pure hell, with gale force winds and 25 foot waves.  The quintessential 'Pacific' ocean has now calmed quite a bit and she is making more progress, albeit in a slow pace. Angela's track should be almost exacty west by southwest (as the...



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She's Off!

Posted by parasurfer , 10 June 2013 · 846 views

She's Off! After a one day delay due to a high surf advisory, GLRF member Angela Madsen   set to sea today on an 80-day solo row adventure from Santa Cruz, California to Hilo, Hawaii.    The purpose of her row is first to honor the military and veteran servicemen and servicewomen.  She wants to call attention to the struggle many veterans encounter in attempting to...






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