Picking Up the Pieces After Angela Madsen’s Death on the ‘Row of Life’

Soraya Simi gives a powerful first-person account of her struggles after the subject of her documentary passes away.

We spent a year filming together around her home in Long Beach, California, before she surreptitiously launched her 20-foot ocean rowing boat, Row of Life, in the heart of 2020’s global COVID lockdown. After she was about eight weeks at sea, we exchanged what would be our final satellite messages. The next day, she drowned while attempting to fix the bow shackle on her boat.

Source: Outside
Published: Jun 7, 2022
Length: 13 minutes (3,339 words)
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