RowPerfect Shop subscribe to newsletter

Champion Rowers Statues part 2

We’ve found several statues with a rowing theme around the world and so as a little side project … read more

Share this Post

Advertisements

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 tradition than Olympic champion John B. Kelly Sr., who won the single sculls in 1920 and the doubles in 1920 and 1924. A bronze sculpture of Kelly at the oars is located near the rowing grandstands. and here are some links if you want to know more.

Read more at VisitPhilly:

Philly statue John B Kelly Rowing Statue in Philadelphia

About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Blog Related Posts

Book Review: The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing

Rob Cree has kindly written a review of the book: The Complete Guide to Indoor Rowing by Charles… read more

Tokio 2020 Olympic regatta course

The 2020 Olympic regatta course is ready to host Olympic Athletes. The Sea Forest Waterway and its Salt… read more

Olympic Rowing Liveblog – LW2x Final

Revised Start List: GER AUS DEN GRE CHN GBR The crowd want more! Big cheers for GB’s lightweight… read more

RowPerfect Shop subscribe to newsletter
X