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Rowing Long Read: Harold Backer – fugitive rower

Kip McDaniel shares his latest journalism cover story from CIO Magazine: The tragic rise and fall of Harold Backer, a former national team rower, Princeton grad, and teacher at Brentwood College School who for years was hiding a ponzi scheme from his closest friends and family. The article opens On a Tuesday morning last November, Harold […]

Girl On The River blog’s Christmas Gift Guide

Thanks to Patricia Carswell for her annual summary of all the things you may want to give or receive at Christmas for your rowing passion. Christmas Gift Guide for Women Rowers Christmas Gift Guide for Coxes Christmas Gift Guide for Junior Rowers Christmas Gift Guide for Male Rowers – includes our ‘Gentleman and a Sculler mug‘

Calling Women Athletes retiring from sport

Ernst and Young (EY) runs the Women Athletes Business Network – each year they take on a small group of athletes retiring from competitive sport and give them mentors to help transition into work. This year’s intake applications deadline is 2 August Looking to reach your leadership potential after sport? Don’t miss the opportunity to […]

Free shipping till Sunday

Hey guys – wake up and indulge in some rowing shopping with our free shipping till Sunday December 14th on the Rowperfect shop. Just use the coupon code XMAS2014 at step 2 of the checkout. Browse our rowing gifts with prices from under Worldwide application. Offer ends on Sunday December 14th 2014. Enjoy!