Love Rowing Foundation

12 Jul

Henley is not just the home of rowing tradition and heritage, but it is also the highest profile platform for the ever evolving sport. The place of foreign crews, of “amateurs” (defining what constituted professional rowers), of occupation (Manual laborers … Read More »

Henley Adaptive Rowing in History

6 Jul

A factoid to share in your hospitality marquee at Henley Royal Regatta this weekend. Who was the adaptive rowing crew in the UK and which event did they row in? – Worcester College for the Blind. “The first crew with … Read More »

Women Henley Regatta 2019

28 Jun

Photo courtesy of Ben Rodford Photography Let me start off the congratulations by tipping my hat to Womens Henley Regatta. WHR are the highest profile UK rowing competition to support pararowing (NatSchools has stonewalled with their focus on the big … Read More »

Marlow Town Regatta 2019

16 Jun

Guide launch escorting PR3-VI rowers to start line Marlow Town Regatta turned into a real town fest, not just for the spectators (for whom the event is the biggest social event in the town each year), but also for the … Read More »

Hereford Regatta 2019

12 Jun

Guest Post by PR3-VI rower from Stratford-upon-Avon Mark Sanders “At Hereford Regatta on Sunday 2nd June, two visually impaired rowers took part in Herefords first go at running Adaptive racing as part of their regatta programme. Brandon from Hereford raced … Read More »

Adaptation Engineer Andy Crumpholt

8 Jun

Another person on the leading edge of equipment adaptation is Andy Crumpholt. I met Andy when Marlow visited Boston for the 2018 Head of the Charles Regatta. CRI was helping all the adaptive entries with practice sessions and logistical support … Read More »

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 »