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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

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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

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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

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