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Photo Focus: Female Rowers Set New World Record While Flying V.I. Flag

Rowers Lauren (Nini) Champion and Lisa Rowland of Team Ocean Grown completed a 45-day row across the Atlantic Ocean. Team Ocean Grown, sponsored by St. Thomas Island Rigging, proudly flew the V.I. flag over 3,000 miles from La Gomera, Spain, to Antigua.

Champion and Roland set new world record in rowing competition. (Photo courtesy V.I. Government House)

Champion and Rowland, the only female pairs team in the race, completed the competition in 45 days and set a new world record.

Lisa Roland and Lauren (Nini) Champion get ready for 3,000 mile row. (Photo courtesy V.I. Government House)

 

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