Author Archives: Bryan

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 […]

A Coffee Shot before Sports. Rowing with caffeine

We received an email from Kunda from Sydney. We will soon be moving our ladies crew training’s into the morning hours. Question: I never leave the house without drinking an espresso with sugar. I am rowing with caffeine in my blood. Can this hurt me during training? Dear Kunda, a coffee shot before rowing is […]

Frustrations for Masters Rowers

Masters aged over 27 are one of the fastest growing memberships of our sport.  And yet they are poorly served by many clubs.  Rebecca Caroe, the author of this article is sure: “This isn’t just a UK problem, I have evidence that this situation is matched throughout the world”. Masters Rowing International This Rowperfect Facebook […]

Tokio 2020 Olympic regatta course

The 2020 Olympic regatta course is ready to host Olympic Athletes. The Sea Forest Waterway and its Salt Water Canal will be a challenge for boats and material. Our Olympic rowing venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go. Still a few months away, much to the delight of Sydney Olympics gold […]

Slide bites, rowers bum and calf skin protection

Slide bites or how to spot a rower walking down the street . . . Ok, picture this – it’s summertime.  You’re walking downtown and ahead of you is a girl (or guy – you choose): tall, bronzed, lean, athletic-looking . . .she’s looking good and you cast your eye downwards to the flick of […]