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California Paralympian Angela Madsen dies rowing alone across Pacific Ocean

WorldNews Wednesday, 24 June 2020 ()
California Paralympian Angela Madsen dies rowing alone across Pacific OceanBy Gary Metzker, Contributing writer Long Beach’s Angela Madsen, a three-time Paralympian and U.S. Marine veteran, has died while trying to become the first paraplegic, first openly gay athlete and oldest woman to row across the Pacific Ocean, her wife said Tuesday, June 23. She was 60. Madsen set out from Marina del Rey in a 20-foot rowboat in April with the goal of reaching the Hawaii Yacht Club, in Honolulu, within four months. Deb Madsen, the rower’s wife, said in a Tuesday Facebook post that Angela Madsen sent her a text message on Saturday night, June 20. But on Sunday, Angela Madsen was not responding to her wife’s messages, Deb Madsen said. A Monday update on the RowofLife Facebook...
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CNN reports three-time Paralympian and six-time Guinness World Record holder Angela Madsen died earlier this week. The 60-year-old passed while attempting a solo row from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Madsen had been alone at sea for 60 days. The US Coast Guard discovered her body late Monday night,...

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