Losing Sight of Shore is the extraordinary journey of four women known as the Coxless Crew that set out to row the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Australia unsupported. They are the first team of four and the fastest team to ever accomplish this phenomenal feat. They are taking this incredible journey to not only challenge themselves but honor women that have fought and overcome adversity. As they row over 8,446 miles during their six months at sea, they are raising money for the charities Breast Cancer Care and Walking with the Wounded. Their mantra is “We all have a Pacific to cross.”
The Rogovy Foundation praises and honors public heroes who exemplify what is possible. The extraordinary story of the Coxless Crew setting out to row the Pacific perfectly aligns the Ideals & Values of the Rogovy Foundation, exemplifying where hard work and big dreams can take you. These four women inspire us to be greater than we are, aiming to cross our own Pacific, whatever that may be. With their courage and determination, the Coxless Crew teach us how to face adversity and achieve greatness. Losing Sight of Shore is a real story of bravery, perseverance and friendship.
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SARAH MOSHMAN, Director/Producer
SARAH MOSHMAN is an Emmy® Award-winning documentary filmmaker. After directing two short docs about female empowerment in young women (GIRLS ROCK! CHICAGO (2010) and GROWING UP STRONG: GIRLS ON THE RUN (2012)) she set out to direct her first feature doc THE EMPOWERMENT PROJECT: ORDINARY WOMEN DOING EXTRAORDINARY THINGS (2014) which has been screened nearly 300 times around the US and around the world starting conversations about gender inequality with audiences large and small.
AUDRA SMITH, Executive Producer
AUDRA SMITH is an Executive Producer of unscripted television in New York City. With over a decade of experience in the genre, Audra prides herself on the varied types of shows she has helped produce, most notably, she was part of the core team that helped create and format CBS’ Emmy® Award Winning series, UNDERCOVER BOSS. Audra has also produced shows like ABC's WIFE SWAP, FOOD NETWORK STAR, and NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING.
COURTNEY SMITH, Executive Producer
COURTNEY SMITH is an Editor and Co‐Executive Producer in unscripted television. With 16 years of experience in production he has edited multiple genres including the Emmy® Award winning REDBULL AIR RACE WORLD SERIES, ABC's comedy show WIPEOUT and FOOD NETWORK STAR. He was also part of the team that helped create and format CBS’s Emmy® Award Winning UNDERCOVER BOSS. More recently, Courtney was the Co-Executive Producer of ROWHOUSE SHOWDOWN for the FYI network.
PETER SAROUFIM, Editor
Over the past 12 years, PETER SAROUFIM has built a client list that includes Fremantle Media, Vin Di Bona Productions, Ncredible Entertainment, VeVo, PopSugar, and BermanBraun. His first feature film, DOG YEARS, won the Audience Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival and the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Recently, Peter served as the lead editor of the new Oxygen series, WORST POST EVER.