Attempt to Recover Angela Madsen’s Rowboat Begins as Another Rower Begins Pacific Crossing

Yesterday, the tightly-knit community of ocean rowers was shocked by the news that Angela Madsen had passed away while attempting her solo crossing of the Pacific Ocean. Madsen’s body was found still tethered to her boat on Monday after she failed to check in with her home team. Now, an effort is underway to recover … Read more

Pacific Row Update: Angela Madsen Struggles Against Wind and Weather

We’ve lamented the fact that there aren’t a lot of expeditions or adventurers to follow right now, as most are only now emerging from lockdown and international travel remains challenging. But one journey that we have been keeping tabs on is the attempt by paraplegic rower Angela Madsen to cross the Pacific from California to … Read more

First American Woman to Spacewalk Visits Deepest Part of the Ocean Too

Over this past weekend, a significant event in exploration history quietly took place. This past Sunday, former astronaut Kathy Sullivan left the surface of the Earth behind once again, but this time she was traveling in a different direction. Sullivan, who holds the distinction of being the first American woman to ever take a spacewalk, … Read more