The Woman Who Rowed Two Oceans | Both Solo | Non-stop | Unassisted
She smashed a World Record on the concept 2 and is the first woman in the world to row the Pacific ocean non-stop and unassisted. She has survived more than 300 days alone on board her 8-metre rowing boat and rowed a total of 20,000kms.
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Take a look at Michelle’s daily tracker during her 240 day solo unassisted non stop across the pacific ocean
and you’ll want to stay on board with her.
Michelle Lee is an adventurer, speaker and mindset mentor who left corporate banking to pursue a life of extreme challenges. She is the first Australian woman to row any ocean solo and the first woman IN THE WOLRD to row the Pacific Ocean solo unassisted and without stopping.
Having completed the one of the world’s “classic” long-distance Himalayan treks (in excess of 160km) in just 9 days, knocking over the famed Kokoda Trail in just 5, setting world records for the fastest woman to row one million metres on a Concept 2 rowing machine, she also just so happened to be Australia’s first woman to row any ocean solo when she conquered the Atlantic in 2019.
That same year she was awarded The Australian Geographic’s Adventurer of the year – just one of only five women to ever receive the accolade.
Michelle Lee is a solo rower who has faced incredible challenges and achieved amazing feats on the water. She is the first Australian woman to row any ocean solo and the first woman to row the Pacific Ocean solo unassisted and without stopping1. She also holds the world record for the fastest woman to row one million meters on a Concept 2 rowing machine2. She is an adventurer, a speaker and a mindset coach who lives by her motto: “Start thinking you can and you will”.
Michelle endured storms, sharks, solitude and exhaustion as she rowed for thousands of kilometres across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. She also experienced the beauty and wonder of nature, from dolphins and whales to sunsets and stars. She learned to appreciate every moment and every stroke.
Michelle discovered new aspects of herself and her potential. She developed skills and habits that helped her overcome obstacles and achieve goals. She applied the principles of mindset and personal development from mentors like Bob Proctor and Dr. Joe Dispenza to turn her vision into reality. She grew as a person and as a leader.
Michelle Lee is a remarkable woman who has shown that anything is possible with passion, purpose and persistence. She inspires others with her stories and insights.