After 34 days at sea, a four-woman rowing team arrived in Hawaii this week, delivering on their plan to set a new record in The Great Pacific Race.
A rowing team of four women stepped off their boat in Hawaii on Tuesday to cheers and tears from the hundreds of friends and family gathered to greet them.
After leaving San Francisco on June 21, they rowed across the Pacific Ocean in 34 days, 14 hours, and 11 minutes to arrive in Honolulu on July 26. They shaved nearly a full day off the previous 2,400-mile Guinness World Record for women rowers covering the span. “Ocean Sheroes” set the old mark in 2021.
The four rowers — Libby Costello, Sophia Denison-Johnston, Brooke Downes, and Adrienne Smith — completed the journey as part of team Lat35. None of them had ever rowed in the open ocean before this race.
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