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.
This week in the rowing online news several stories caught our eye
- The first legally blind rowing athlete at the University of Washington, Eleni Engelert and her lovely Guide Dog.
“She’s been a very positive influence on the entire squad,” said Conor Bullis, assistant women’s rowing coach at the UW. “She impressed [the team] with her ability to match the timing in the boat based on sound and how she’s able to use every other sense that she has to be a very, very good rower.”
- Rowing Sounds fun Tumblr blog “when the cox box is turned up way to high!“
- Rowing Ireland hires Morten Espersen, top Dane to head High Performance Programme – unlike his predecessor he’s likely to live in Ireland
- British Rowing keeps same coaching team for Rio 2016
- Rowing New Zealand appeals for help solving ‘mystery’ trophy for J. Waddell 1928/9
- Missed the FISA rowing conference? Get the slides from Rowing Ireland website. Includes : Danish Lightweights; the British System and Martin McElroy on High Performance Rowing.
- Harvard’s Harry Parker short video on “Why we Row?”
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