Ocean rower and environmental campaigner
Roz Savage is a British ocean rower and environmental campaigner. She has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean and is attempting to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific.
A latecomer to the life of adventure, Roz worked as a management consultant for 11 years before setting out in a new life direction - in a rowboat. In 2005, she competed in the 3,000-mile Atlantic Rowing Race. In 2008 she became the first woman to row solo from California to Hawaii. In 2009 she continued her Pacific bid by rowing from Hawaii to Kiribati. The third and final stage of her Pacific row takes place in Spring 2010, when she attempts to row from Kiribati to Australia.
Roz Savage is a United Nations Climate Hero and an Athlete Ambassador for 350.org. She has been listed amongst the Top 20 Great British Adventurers by the Daily Telegraph, and the Top 10 Adventure Twitters by Outside Magazine. Her book, Rowing The Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean, is published by Simon & Schuster.