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
- Backwards the rowing movie opens in NYC – here’s a review. And interview with the star James van der Beek
It’s about a woman who is the number one alternate for the Olympics and she spent her whole life training and ultimately she’s a sits on the sidelines. To me, that was a story that a lot of people could understand on the different level. What happens when your dreams don’t work out? What do you do? She has to rediscover her life and she does it through coaching.
- Robin Williams and the ‘all conquering’ 79 crew from Monmouth ride the waves again
- New Zealand announce an intention to contest every boat class in Rio 2016 – interview with coach John Robinson who doubts part of the strategy
- Why we Row (a question I get asked a lot) answered by Irish journalist, Paddy Ryan. A lovely essay on our beautiful sport.
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