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Florence Arthaud killed in helicopter crash

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I read her bio not long ago. I hate seeing such a young and vivasious person leave this earth so early in life.

At 17, she was in a serious car accident, which resulted in paralysis. In 1990, Arthaud, one of the first women to obtain the record for the fastest solitary crossing of the North Atlantic.
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That was very upsetting news. Its hard to overstate the courage of women distance racing pioneers like Isabelle Autissier and Florence Arthaud.

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