All-Women Rowing Crew Breaks Guinness World Record

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By Alisandra Puliti The 34 day crossing raised money for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. To get from San Francisco to Honolulu, most people would opt to take a five-and-a-half-hour flight. Libby Costello, Sophia Denison-Johnston, Brooke Downes and Adrienne Smith decided on a different mode of transportation – a row boat that would take them across the Pacific, a trip that lasted 34 days, 14 hours and 11 minutes to be exact. Upon completing the trek that tested their physical and mental endurance, the foursome now holds the women’s record for fastest time in the Guinness Book…

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