‘Paraplegic Olympian, Angela Madsen is rowing the Pacific in her ocean rowing boat ‘Spirit of Orlando’. You may recall Angela’s first attempt at this crossing last year. On that occasion she had to abort her mission as she encountered seriously adverse weather conditions. The important thing though was that Angela was safe and lived to try again. For a time the boat was lost at sea too.
Angela Madsen and Tara Remington set off this evening (15th May) to row across the Pacific. Leaving from Los Angeles the pair are headed to Hawaii. We wish them both well and a safe passage in the rowing boat ‘Spirit of Orlando’. We will add links to their progress report in due course. Good luck and bon voyage.
Paraplegic Angela Madsen and NZ Tara Remington 2014 Trans Pacific Ocean row Angela Madsen the paraplegic woman who circumnavigated Great Britain in 2010 will be performing an extreme rowing project in support of The Orlando Rogers Foundation! How the boat became “The Spirit of Orlando” Spirited Adventurer and friend Orlando Rogers was tragically killed in a plane crash on May 15th 2011. He was 26 years of age and was
Angela Madsen, Ocean Rower and Paralympian, will be setting off tomorrow Saturday 8th June from Santa Cruz on her solo row to Hawaii. Last minute preparations are underway and her boat ‘The Spirit of Orlando’ is loaded and ready to be put in the Ocean at Santa Cruz.
Angela Madsen, paraplegic, Paralympic medalist and veteran ocean rower is rowing solo from Santa Cruz, California to Hawaii in her boat “Spirit of Orlando”. She sets off very soon on the 8th June. Orlando and Angela became friends in 2007 when both rowed the Atlantic Ocean. This time, Angela is raising funds for Military Veterans and the Orlando Rogers Foundation.