“The best way out is always through.”

-Robert Frost (and mom)

Upcoming Events & Press Coverage

Row for Hope in the News 

National TV Coverage



The Bonnie Hunt Show: April 17, 2009

Video clip


CBS Early Show: April 13, 2009




Fox News: March 31, 2009


Labor of Love





CNN: March 30, 2009


25-year-old Rows across Atlantic Alone




CNN: March 29, 2009


Rowing for Hope: Paul Ridley becomes the youngest American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.




CNN: March 23, 2009


Rowing across the Atlantic:CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talks with Paul Ridley who who is rowing across the Atlantic to raise awareness for cancer research.




CNN: March 1, 2009


Rowing across the Atlantic:CNN's Fredricka Whitfield interviews Paul Ridley of Row for Hope who is rowing solo across the Atlantic Ocean.



Other Media


Forbes Magazine: April 13, 2009

Extreme Fundraising


Hartford (CT) Courant: April 13, 2009

Cross Atlantic Row Raises Money for Cancer Research


WICZ-TV (Binghamton NY): April 12, 2009

Faith Guides Ridley Across the Atlantic


WCBS-News Radio 880 (NYC): April 7, 2009

Connecticut Man Returns After Rowing Across Atlantic Ocean


Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton NY): April 3, 2009

Editorial: Binghamton High grad completes ocean crossing


Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard: April 1, 2009

Former Colgate University student rows across Atlantic


cnylink (Eagle Newspapers, Central NY): April 1, 2009

Colgate alumnus rows across Atlantic


Yale Cancer Center News, March 2009

After 87 Days at Sea, Paul Ridley Lands in Antigua


Colgate University News: March 31, 2009

Alumnus completes solo rowing trip across Atlantic


My Fox Houston (TX): March 31, 2009

Man Rows Across Atlantic in 88 Days


WSTC/WNLK Radio (CT): March 31, 2009

Rowed Across the Atlantic in Memories of Mother and for Cancer Research


Yale Daily News: March 31, 2009

An 88-day relay for life


CNN.com: March 30, 2009

25-year-old rows across Atlantic alone


Examiner.com (NYC): March 30, 2009

'Exhausted' and 'overwhelmed': 25-year-old rows across the Atlantic Ocean solo


Forbes.com: March 30, 2009

End of Rowed in Atlantic Charity Crossing


Newsday: March 30, 2009

Conn. man crosses Atlantic in rowboat


Outside Online: March 30, 2009

Paul Ridley, 25, Completes Solo Atlantic Row


Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton NY): March 30, 2009

Ridley completes his solo ocean journey


Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton NY): March 29, 2009

Binghamton man beats odds in ocean trek


News Channel 34 (Binghamton NY): February 3, 2009

Row for Hope Hero Has Close Call with Freighter


News Channel 34 (Binghamton NY): January 21, 2009

Row for Hope Gets Rough for Paul Ridley


Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton NY): December 14, 2008

Tier man ready to row across the Atlantic


The Stamford (CT) Times; The Sunday Hour: November 30, 2008

Stamford resident becomes youngest to tackle Atlantic Ocean


WCCO-TV (Minneapolis MN): October 28, 2008

Rowing For Hope: 3 Months At Sea To Fight Cancer


Fairfield County (CT) Business Journal: August 25, 2008

Long row toward a cure


Windcheck Magazine: June, 2008

Hope in the Form of a 19-foot Rowboat


Greenwich (CT) Time: May 13, 2008

A mother's memory keeps hope afloat