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SEE AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: A 7,200 mile odyssey

Original post made on Jul 25, 2007

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown of a navigation system, satellite phone, stove, and music player while rowing solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 2005, Roz Savage might be expected to be through with rowing oceans forever. Quite the contrary. Caption: Roz Savage rows her boat the Brocade in the San Francisco Bay during a press launch on July 10. She is bidding to become the first woman in history to row across the Pacific Ocean solo. Almanac photo by Veronica Weber.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 23, 2007, 5:34 PM

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Posted by jJoan Harlem
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Heights
on Jul 25, 2007 at 10:08 am

Roz you are a brillant lady who lights up my own consciousness about the state of the oceans... it has been a delight to have you zipping up and down my driveway at all times of the day as you train and prepare for your voyage. So glad we are go girl.

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Posted by Brett
a resident of another community
on Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm

What a cool and inspiring story! Way to go Roz! Way to go Almanac Team!- b

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