Champion Rowers Statues part 5

By Rebecca Caroe

Well not strictly champions… but definitely modelled on muscular athletes – this double scull “flies” over the water. Just need a bit more water in the lake.  Located in Beijing and (I think) made as part of the Beijing Olympic celebrations – the athletes are clearly Chinese…. it’s original!  

Champion Rowers Statues part 4

By Rebecca Caroe

The Rower in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada celebrates an un-named athlete and the local regatta venue by Morgan Macdonald. “The Rower” is Morgan’s first public monument, a tribute to the historic and annual regatta which has become a civic celebration every August. What I like about this is that it’s physically accurate but includes a […]

New Masters Rowing advice series

By Rebecca Caroe

We’re very excited to be publishing the Faster Masters products now in individual chapter form.  Having got feedback from our readers, we realise that some people would prefer to buy what they need NOW rather than a full Faster Masters membership programme. And so today we’re releasing each episode from Faster Masters Gold membership individually. […]

Champion Rowers Statues part 3

By Rebecca Caroe

Today we’ll take a look at two more rowers immortalised in bronze.  The first is the Spirit of St Catharines in Ontario, Canada adjacent to the site of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta venue, Martindale Pond. This travel website describes it as Martindale Pond right next to Port Dalhousie is the site of the Royal […]

Champion Rowers Statues part 2

By Rebecca Caroe

We’ve found several statues with a rowing theme around the world and so as a little side project this summer, here’s one of them in the US city of Philadelphia. John B Kelly  With Boathouse Row and miles of challenging river, Philadelphia has long been a center for rowing enthusiasts. Who better to represent this […]

Rowing gloves back in the store

By Rebecca Caroe

We apologise for the unavailability of rowing gloves for the past couple of weeks in our shop. Software issues and boring excuses…. now over.  They’re back and you can order at will. Please remember to measure your hands accurately so the size is correct.

Champion rowers’ statues

By Rebecca Caroe

There aren’t many statues of famous rowers and so today I thought we’d start a series of blog posts of all the ones we are aware of.  Do you know any we’ve missed? Redgrave and Pinsent in Henley on Thames, UK Read this website “From Pitch to Plinth the Sporting Statues project” which details the […]