Here’s your weekly opportunity to enjoy tales from others who also love rowing. This weekly round-up is for a short list of interesting, in-depth articles for you to read over the weekend.
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This week in the rowing online news several stories caught our eye:
- It’s the New Zealand national championships. Quick article about heat results – finals are Friday and Saturday and you’ll get the updates fastest off the Rowing New Zealand news page
- Profile of Loyola University crew who train on the US west coast – nice quotes from the coach and estimates of calorific intake!
- Mass emergency service response to capsized coxed four from Durham Amateur RC was not needed – bystanders weren’t helpful.
- Canada’s TV stations are preparing for the Olympics by getting expert rowing coach, Matt Waddell to advise CTV
Waddell has been hired on as the network’s rowing and canoe/kayak specialist, and will act as the behind-the-scenes, go-to guy for facts, rules and terminology