The Atlantic Challenge An unassisted row from La Gomera, Spain to English Harbour, Antigua. about the race 2022 Team Ocean Grown Meet the female pair who will embark upon the world's toughest rowing race. meet the team Mission Objective Aiding youth “aging-out” of foster care to pursue careers in the maritime sector. learn more Sponsorship Opportunities The Atlantic Challenge provides unique branding opportunities to businesses internationally See sponsors Contact the team For more information and/or sponsorship inquiries Contact us Become a sponsor!

Two girls, four oars

3000 nautical miles

Team Ocean Grown is a female pairs team competing in the 2022 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, a 3,000 nm unassisted ocean row beginning in La Gomera, Spain and finishing in the Caribbean port of English Harbour, Antigua. Team OG consists of Nini Champion and Lisa Roland, two seafaring ladies ready to take on the challenge of a lifetime.

The race begins with you

Team OG is rowing to raise awareness and create opportunity for an at risk population.

The mission of Team Ocean Grown is to amalgamate socioeconomic development with education and awareness in the maritime sector.

0% of foster children
experience PTSD and tend to suffer high rates of debilitating depression and low self-esteem
0% of youth
who have spent more than 3 years in care will not achieve a high school diploma or GED
0% of youth
in the foster care system have experienced trauma which will affect them long into adulthood