Paul Ridley

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Location Stamford, CT, United States
Introduction Paul Ridley is a 25-year-old resident of Stamford, Connecticut. His rowing career began at Colgate University and he now trains out of Norwalk River Rowing Association, in Norwalk, CT. In early 2001 he lost his mother, Katherine Ridley, to malignant skin cancer. Later that year his father, Mark Ridley, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, was successfully treated, and is now cancer-free. Paul is poised to become the third and youngest American to row any ocean solo and unsupported, and is rowing in support of research at Yale Cancer Center. He can be reached by e-mail at