Author Archives: Bryan

The 2020 World Rowing regatta season

Matt Smith, FISA Executive Director released this statement on 9 April 2020. Interesting for all athletes wanting to plan their regatta season 2020 (Photo Credit: World rowing) The 2020 World Rowing regatta season – the continued consequences of COVID-19 global pandemic Following the rapid expansion of the COVID-19 global pandemic during the past two weeks […]

Calfskin’s and leg warmer for athletes

Calfskin's and leg warmer

Most rowers use calfskin’s to protect our calf’s from injuries. But they have an additional function. They can be used as leg warmer. In times, when running outside or indoor sports becomes a substitute of rowing, calfskin’s and leg warmer are a good accessory for the athlete. Look at all the jogger outside. Many of […]

My rowing club is closed

Tim, a facebook follower of our Masters rowing international Group asks: Our Club management has closed the rowing club. We are not allowed to enter the club or the boats until April 30th. Why can’t I use my single sculler for rowing? Dear Tim, we know it is very sad. Many rowing clubs throughout the […]

Coronavirus and Rowing: How our sport is affected

Coronavirus and Rowing: How the corona virus affects us rowers Almost daily we receive new information about the corona virus and how our sport is effected by COVID-19 “The worldwide outbreak of coronavirus had led to the death of more than 8.000 people and in a bid to contain its spread, sporting events around the […]

Rowing Club Names throughout the World

Rowing club names throughout the world Some of you have traveled the world and rowed in many rowing clubs. Do you remember all the rowing clubs names? Most of the names you find are very similar once you know the system behind it. World Rowing took a look around the world to highlight just a few of […]

One Million Metre Charity Row

King’s rowers set their sights high in their annual One Million Metre Charity Row. Over eighty King’s Worcester pupils will be taking part in the annual One Million Metre Charity Rowing challenge over the course of the weekend.  The gruelling challenge, which is now in it’s 7th year, sees pupils starting at 4pm on Friday […]

Jeannine Gmelin – Change to the Extreme

The 2019 MIRABAUD Baselhead has two entries where we find the Creme de la Creme of European rowers. 16  athletes, 8 women and 8 men are rowing in a composite team called EuropeanEight – single scullers are changing the oars and go rowing. Jeannine Gmelin, Crew captain of the women’s eight told the organizers what […]

2019 BaselHead Race – feels like a European Championship

Wow – have a look at the regatta entries for the BaselHead this week. It looks like the world’s top single scullers are meeting in Switzerland. All join to participate at the 2019 BaselHead race, the larges 8+ Head race in continental Europe. (Post in German) 2019 Baselhead race: Like a European Championship. The EuropeanEight’s […]