04 July 2010

Roz Savage

Roz Savage is the FIRST woman to row across the Pacific Ocean (3 June 2010). She has also rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 2005. She is only the SIXTH woman to gain that honor. She is an author, an inspirational speaker, as well as a proponent for ecology and sustainability. She is featured in the 2010 Banff Mountain Film Festival and is a prime contender for National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Award 2010.

Her message is simple and clear... Hope, Dreams, Adventure and Ecology.

Roz will be in the San Francisco Bay Area 26 September to 3 October 2010. She will be touring to fundraise for her Indian Ocean Row.

Below are several links via YouTube that will better describe and introduce you to her.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJAhkcN_PQg Roz Savage - Two min intro video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY4zS8cc0Lg Roz Savage - Ocean rower
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEE-VPm1B3M Rowing the Atlantic trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLJSQ0XbfUA Solo woman rows across the Atlantic - part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSjlhqGwaFg Solo woman rows across the Atlantic - part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXqPaHQp4Xw Roz Savage: Why I'm rowing across the Pacific

Here are a few more that can be searched on your own, respectively.

Roz Savage: Ocean Rower, Writer, Speaker.
First Woman To Row Solo Across the Pacific Ocean 2006
Solo Atlantic from Canaries to Antigua 2008
Solo Pacific I from California to Hawaii 2009
Solo Pacific II from Hawaii to Kiribati 2010
Solo Pacific III from Kiribati to Papua New Guinea

Web: http://www.rozsavage.com/
Twitter: rozsavage
Book: Rowing The Atlantic: Lessons Learned On The Open Ocean (Simon & Schuster, 2009)

I got captivated by this story of adventure, dreams and ecology... I started this blog so that I can support Roz while doing what I do best.

Have a wonderful time adventuring!

Please remember, "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow her from our children."~Native American Translation

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