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Roz Savage's solo row across Pacific ends with rescue

Original post made on Aug 24, 2007

Roz Savage, the British woman attempting to row across the Pacific Ocean by herself, had to abandon her voyage less than two weeks into it. Ms. Savage, 40, who made her home in Woodside this summer, is back on dry land after being airlifted off her boat by the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday night, Aug. 23.

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Posted by Andrea Gemmet
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on Aug 24, 2007 at 3:34 pm

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UPDATE: Nicole Bilodeau, a spokeswoman for Savage, said the rower is in good spirits today and intends to resume her objective once the weather permits.

"She is absolutely bound and determined to continue on," Bilodeau
said.