Rowing at Tokyo 2020 – FISA update

By Rebecca Caroe

Fatsculler reports FISA announced the final two proposals for changes to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020. The delegates at the Extraordinary Congress in February 2017 will have to decide between two options: Replace the LM4- with the W4- This is the proposal from the FISA Council Replace the M4- with the LW4- This is […]

Rowing Canada Hall of Fame launches

By Rebecca Caroe

Acknowledging the masters of our sport is an important way of not letting history die.  Today Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is proud to announce today the establishment of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame (CRHF) as well as the inaugural class of inductees. In Canada, the sport of rowing has a long and storied history […]

RIP the Lightweight mens 8 event

By Rebecca Caroe

FISA announced the end of the Lightweight mens 8 event at the Rowing World Championships on its website today. According to Rule 36 of the FISA Rule Book, an event that registers fewer than seven entries at three consecutive World Rowing Championship regattas is automatically removed from the World Championship programme. This has been the […]

Rowing Commentary Needs to Modernise

By Rebecca Caroe

News reporting for rowing events has lagged behind in innovations until recently, with the advent of the drone camera at Henley Royal Regatta and now at the World Rowing Championships – the photos below were shared by Robert Treharne Jones (thanks)! Social media means there are lots of fabulous news streams delivering our friends’ updates […]

Who will win Gold at the 2015 World Rowing Champs?

By Rebecca Caroe

Join @Fatsculler and Rowperfect as we debate and discuss the finalists who will be racing for gold. Live Google Hangout (webinar) where you can ask the questions Expect a fast-paced discussion where nothing is held back, as per @FatSculler’s track record.  He knows. Details sent when you reserve a ticket. Powered by Eventbrite

World Rowing Kafue Prize Draw 2015

By Rebecca Caroe

Dear friend of rowing, Five years ago, your contribution to the 2010 World Rowing website survey was greatly appreciated; you would not have known but it helped us to better understand how important the relationship is between our sport and clean water and this led us to join forces with WWF, the World Wide Fund […]