What News? This week online in rowing


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

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Some rifts are solved. Some, like Pippa Savage’s volcanic exchange in Lucerne which this week saw her sacked from the Olympic team, are deemed irreparable.

“Tomorrow is not owed to us — mortality can become reality in a nanosecond,” he said. “I’ve had great rowing experiences, a lot of ups and downs, and this injury is unfortunate. But it’s not as though I’m owed good health. Life doesn’t work that way.

“So you have to brush yourself off — get back up, as Abby Wambach did. There’s no time to feel sorry for yourself — that was Wednesday, for about 20 minutes. Now it’s about how can I get better. That’s what a champion does.”


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