Aquatic Obituary

Long Beach Paralympian Angela Madsen Tragically Dies At Sea

Three-time Paralympian Angela Madsen died at sea over the weekend while attempting a solo row from Southern California to Honolulu. Madsen was about halfway through her record-setting solo row when she stopped responding to messages on Sunday.

A cargo ship enlisted by the U.S. Coast Guard discovered Madsen in the water with her boat, Row of Life. Madsen was 1,100 miles and 60 days into her journey. She turned 60 at sea on May 10.

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Long Beach Paralympian Angela Madsen, 60, dies at sea * Long Beach Post News

A cargo ship enlisted by the U.S. Coast Guard discovered Madsen in the water with her boat, Row of Life, late Monday. Madsen was 1,100 miles and 60 days into her journey. She turned 60 at sea on May 10.

Mike Guardabascio
Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.
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