Crossing the Line Sport

Retired professional athlete? CTL Sport needs you

By Rebecca Caroe

Crossing the Line aims to bring greater insight and understanding into the retirement process and wellbeing of elite athletes. Which is why we’re proud to support new research into athlete transition, conducted by CTL partner, Chris Mordue. The research is focused on the following question: How does retiring from elite sport affect the identity and […]

Lightweight Men's Quadruple Sculls,

Future for Rowing Lightweights at the Olympics

By Rebecca Caroe

Paul Hart writes Given the planned limitations at the next Olympics( a single men’s and women’s lightweight event), is there any hope for the future of lightweight rowing? That’s a hard one… We read the interview that Mike Rowbotham did on the Inside the Games website with JC Rolland “Bleak Future for Lightweights beyond Tokyo” […]

NZ Paralympics. pathway model, community sport, Olympics,

The Pathway to Paralympic representation

By Rebecca Caroe

Rachel Froggatt from Paralympics New Zealand talks about how the pathway from community awareness of sport participation for people of disability through to international representation is tough.  Tough all the way. Funding for the parts “That matter” is not available at all for community awareness and community development and only partially available for the Paralympic […]

Give a little to keep a lot. FISA are protecting rowing’s position in the Olympic Games.

By Tristan

Big changes are taking place in the world rowing with FISA recently voting for gender-equity at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. The extraordinary congress members, which also took place in Tokyo, supported FISA’s proposal to lose the lightweight (lwt) men’s 4- for future Olympic Games with the women’s heavyweight 4- coming in as […]

Resolute Adaptive rowing boat

FISA adaptive boat rules discriminate

By Rebecca Caroe

Michael W. Joukowsky the Founder/Owner Resolute Racing Shells & Resolute Adaptive writes As you know, for the past 5 years, I have been advocating that the FISA adaptive boat rules are discriminatory, harmful in growing the sport and damaging to individuals. [They only allow one boat design / manufacturer in FISA events.] FISA did accept […]

Peter Cipollone Olympic Coxswain

Coxing the Cipollone Way to Olympic Gold

By Rebecca Caroe

This is a superb motivational video with detail about how a coxswain and crew can overcome big setbacks and adjust their race plan during the race. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to cox an Olympic final – Peter explains in great detail the blow by blow development of the race plan, the other […]