Friday, February 26, 2010

Feb. 23rd Roz Savage, Ocean Rower & Activist!

February 23
Rescheduled from November 24
Joan's guest is Roz Savage, British ocean rower, author, motivational speaker and environmental campaigner, whouses her trans-ocean rowing voyages to inspire a movement towards sustainable living at both grassroots and global levels.  At age 38, Roz left a mundane existance as an office worker in London to solo-row across the Atlantic to raise awareness on reducing plastic waste.  In 2008 she became the first woman to solo row from California to Hawaii, and last summer rowed from Hawaii to Tarawa in the South Pacific, for climate change.  She is currently preparing for the next voyage, to row from Tarawa to Australia! Her book is "Rowing the Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean" and her website