Roz Savage, Author at Grist

Roz Savage

Roz Savage is a British ocean rower, author, motivational speaker and environmental campaigner. After 11 years working as a management consultant, she embarked on a new life direction - in a rowboat. In 2005 she rowed solo across the Atlantic, and is now attempting to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific, from San Francisco to Australia. She has completed Stage 1 (2008, to Hawaii) and Stage 2 (2009, to Kiribati). The final stage takes place in 2010. She is a UN Climate Hero, a presenter for the Climate Project, 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. She is the author of "Rowing The Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean," published in the U.S. by Simon & Schuster.