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Irish 'Naked Adventure Rower' Rescued at Sea

7th June 2011
Irish 'Naked Adventure Rower' Rescued at Sea

Keith Whelan, the Irishman who attempted to row the Indian Ocean, has been rescued at sea after suffering a head injury. Whelan, who called himself the Naked Adventurer, sent out an SOS and was picked up by cargo ship. It is understood that he abandoned his craft to the ocean. He was well enough to tweet his thanks for the support he received and say: “Will live to row another day soon.”

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Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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