Oceans

Why I'm rowing across the Pacific: Roz Savage on TED.com

Posted by: Emily McManus

Five years ago, Roz Savage quit her job to become an ocean rower. She’s crossed the Atlantic solo, and just started the third leg of a Pacific solo row, the first for a woman. Why does she do it? Hear her reasons, both deeply personal and urgently activist. (Recorded on the Mission Blue Voyage, April 2010 on the National Geographic Endeavor, the Gal├ípagos Islands, Ecuador. Duration: 17:21)

Watch Roz Savage’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 600+ TEDTalks.