Ask about Michelle Lee
Key Points
  • Michelle Lee is the first Australian female to row solo across any ocean.
  • She completed the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge (5000km) from La Gomera to Antigua in 68 days, 12 hours and 49 minutes. 
  • She also holds the World Record for the fastest female one million metre row (5d21h34minutes).
  • Two years before the Atlantic Challenge she’d not picked up an oar.
  • Australian and international media coverage including interviews with Alan Jones, ABC Radio National Fran Kelly, Sunrise, Today Show, The Australian.
Topics
  • Goal setting / planning “start thinking you can and you will”
    Here Michelle will cover how the idea of rowing the Atlantic was first planted, when she read “Rowing the Atlantic by Roz Savage”.
  • The Hero’s journey
    How the idea to row the Atlantic was put into action.
  • Preparation
    The race and what it entailed.
  • The reality
    The highs and lows of life at sea.
  • Overcoming challenges
    After day 46 and the battle for survival on the Atlantic.
  • Finishing the race 
    How it changed her as a person.
  • Life after the Atlantic Challenge 
    How it changed the way she looks at life & obstacles.
Testimonials