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
- Lovely photos of rowing in Bristol during November by Sam Saunders
- An unholy row in Dallas Texas about whether public funding should support rowing (is it a minority racial sport because it’s mainly white folks who row)
- Xeno Muller’s Analysis of the Kiwi Pair watch the Olympic final with commentary on technique.
- Heather Stanning GBR talks about returning to work with the British Army
- Olympic Legacy from 1996 in Atlanta, GA, USA where discussions about the Lake Lanier Olympic Rowing venue are continuing. Lessons for London?
- New Zealand rowing is due to hear about funding for the next Olympic cycle within a few days – Dick Tonks will resign as his contract ends and a new contract will be written for Rio.
- Heated debate on the Daily Mail comments under an article about a promising rower knocked off her bike
- Watch a new youtube film about Canada’s eight and Mike Spraklen, Coach
Aptly named, “The Heavyweights”, this #GiveYourEverything film offers a gritty portrait and inside glimpse of these athletes’ relentless training regimen, their bond as a team and the emotion behind preparing for Olympic success.
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