Coast Guard saves rower racing from California to Hawaii in 2nd rescue in as many days

  • by: PAUL ELIAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 22, 2014 - 6:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter on Sunday plucked from the Pacific Ocean a rower who was participating in a race from California to Hawaii, the second time in a 24-hour period that authorities were called to help during the inaugural 2,400-mile competition.

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