Atlantic rower reaches dry land after ocean rescue

Lauren and Hanna (s)

Lauren and Hanna (s)

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A Collingham rower has finally reached dry land after abandoning her bid to row across the Atlantic.

Just 660 miles from the finishing line in Antigua, 24-year-old Lauren Morton and her Talisker Whisky Atlantic Row Challenge partner Hannah Lawton were recued by a cargo ship after suffering a catalogue of misfortune.

Instead of arriving on the sun soaked shores of the Carribbean, the pair have docked in frozen Becancour, Quebec in Canada where they are causing quite a stirr.


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