Death in the Pacific: adventurer, Angela Madsen is killed in a

In the attempt to row alone from California to Hawaii over the Pacific ocean, the American adventuress and the disabled athlete Angela Madsen killed. Madsen was

Death in the Pacific: adventurer, Angela Madsen is killed in a

In the attempt to row alone from California to Hawaii over the Pacific ocean, the American adventuress and the disabled athlete Angela Madsen killed. Madsen was rowed in 2007 as the first disabled athlete solo across the Atlantic, two years later, they had crossed with the British Taylor, Helen the Indian ocean. Now she had been, according to your wife Debra for 60 days on the Pacific on the road, and had made 2000 kilometers, almost half of the planned route. Madsen had regularly been in contact with her, as well as with a film crew to document their Pacific Crossing. In your last message on Sunday morning, they have announced that for the technical repair of the boat into the water, then the contact has broken off.

Bernd Steinle

editor in the Department "Germany and the world".

F. A. Z.

your Tracking data suggested that the 60-year-old Madsen rowed, but the boat only to then drive. Debra Madsen alerted the us coast guard, which dispatched a plane, also a German-registered cargo ship that was from California to Tahiti on the way have controlled the accident site. When flying the coast guard Madsen, which was tied with a safety line to the boat I discovered, lifeless, in the water drifting. The crew of the cargo ship have recovered the body late Monday night.

A handling error led to the paralysis

The deadly misfortune of the dismay called forth. "They had a life that was marked by incredible hardship, and yet overcame it beats all the back and took exactly the way that you as a young girl had dreamed of," wrote Debra Madsen on your website. Angela Madsen was 17 years mother and decided that joining the Marine Corps. On your first Post in Irvine (potash, California) was a Basketball tournament and was appointed to the Team of the Marine Corps. In the case of an accident during Training, she suffered a disk injury, the paralysis led by treatment errors in 1993, a cross-section. The dispute with the military over the cost of treatment, ruined them financially, her marriage failed, she slipped into the shelter, unemployment, suffered from depression.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 12:19

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