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Katie Spotz

Ride4Water Off to a Rocky Start

Katie Spotz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Impact
Katie Spotz

One week ago, my idea of a challenge was cycling a 5,000 ft climb. This week? A flight of stairs.

Girl Meets Bike

Katie Spotz | Posted 08.17.2011 | Sports
Katie Spotz

A blind man has climbed Mount Everest. A girl lost her arm to a shark while surfing, and can still rock the board. There are countless people out there who can see every challenge as an opportunity in disguise, and I want to be like one of those people.

Lucas Kavner

Breaking World Records For A Cause | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact

Katie Spotz speaks with a surprising serenity when reflecting on the incredible feats she's already accomplished at 24 years old. Spotz is so calm...

Join 'The Inspired Nation'!

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

This week I got to chat with the incredible Katie Spotz. This year, the 23-year-old became the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Katie Spotz Rowing Across Atlantic Ocean For Clean Water

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a few months, 22-year-old Katie Spotz could become the youngest person ever to complete a solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. She set off from Sene...

Row For Water: Why The Journey Of Katie Spotz Matters

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It won't be the first time Julie Spotz has accepted an extreme challenge for the cause of drinkable water, a precious resource that's quickly running ...

Katy Spotz: Woman Rows Solo Across The Atlantic For Clean Water

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On New Year's Day, weather permitting, she'll shove off the coast of Africa in her one-woman rowboat, prepared to cruise 2,500 miles over nearly 100 d...

Row For Water: Katie Spotz, Row, Row Our Boat

Steven Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Solomon

As the throngs at Copenhagen pack their bags and disperse from the historic summit back to all corners of the globe, a lone young Ohio woman, Katie Spotz, 24, is getting set to start out on a solitary, sea level voyage.