Articles tagged with: adventure

Janet Guthrie (Race Car Driver/First Woman to Compete in the Indianapolis 500 & Daytona 500)

janet-guthrie.jpgJanet Guthrie (born March 7, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa) is a retired professional race car driver and the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.

Guthrie was originally an aerospace engineer and after graduating from the University of Michigan, she worked with Republic Aviation. 

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Roz Savage (Ocean Rower)

roz-savageFearless ocean rower Roz Savage gave up her life as a management consultant to row across the Atlantic in 2005.

She holds four world records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row three oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian.
She has rowed over 15,000 miles, taken around 5 million oarstrokes, and spent cumulatively over 500 days of her life at sea.
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