Marlow Rowability Launch

19 May

Team Tom (Kerridge) coxed by Kingsley Ijomah Accessibility is not just about disability. All members of a rowing club benefit from improvements to making the club easier to use, train at and boat from. Strapping senior athletes in their prime … Read More »

Marlow Spring Regatta 2019

8 May

Kirsty Mason and Stephen Pickin of Marlow vs. Neil Lawson and Finlay Lawson of City of Oxford The adaptive regatta season kicked off with the Marlow Spring Regatta (MSR) and another extensive slate of racing – 20 adaptive rowers, 12 … Read More »

Junior Sculling Regatta 2019

30 Apr

The Junior Sculling Regatta at Dorney Olympic Rowing Lake this past weekend is the highest profile competition for junior adaptives on the UK rowing calendar. Congratulations to Norwich’s James Burrows for winning gold and Marlow’s Sebastian Johnson for taking home … Read More »

Quick Release Foot Plate Straps

27 Apr

As I discovered at Plovdiv, the previous generation of Velcro footstraps issued with the Wintech adaptive boats (see above) are actually non-compliant with FISA safety standards. The double Velcro strapping with no single pull-point means that they are not “quick … Read More »

Ice Pararowing

19 Apr

And now for something completely different. You think I’m kidding? Brace yourselves. For a wilder rowing ride. Sometimes adaptations are as simple as a scrap of well placed foam. And sometimes they are an academically designed innovation that transforms not … Read More »

Pararowing Foundation Training Camp

12 Apr

One of the PCC competitors, Kingsley Ijomah of Marlow, probably had the most intensive training to prepare for the season’s inaugural event attending the Pararowing Foundation training camp in Avis, Portugal as their guest. Adaptive Rowing UK is delighted to … Read More »

Phyllis Court Time Trials 2019

8 Apr

Dan Stevenson and Marcus Richards, Maidenhead (photo courtesy of CSteel) What started as an informal club time-trial has turned into one of the most important events on the Adaptive/Pararowing calendar – Phyllis Court Time Trial. It all started a few … Read More »

GB Pararowing Development Squad Camp

28 Mar

Last week, the GB Pararowing Development squad held a development camp at Marlow RC led by BR Paralympic Pathway Coach, Ella Willott who reports: “We held another great Para Development Camp out of Marlow RC from the 20th- 23rd March, … Read More »