Worcester Autumn Regatta 2019

10 Sep

Many of the big adaptive/pararowing events are down in the Thames area – Marlow, Maidenhead, City of Oxford, Dorney – the growth of the sport in the western Midlands is surging. This strength is very much driven by a couple … Read More »

City of Oxford Regatta Sprint 2019

20 Aug

Iona Woodward, Neil Lawson, Finlay Lawson, Rebecca Slater, Haanah Germain COX and LIV (photo courtesy of Al Craigie) City of Oxford Regatta has long been a pioneer in adaptive racing and none less than this year. The usual packed programme … Read More »

Mixed Ability Rowing Resource

6 Aug

The International Mixed Ability Sports website is a rich online resource with lots of information about building sports programmes around people with diverse abilities including disability. Its blog includes a number if fine posts focused on the sport of rowing … Read More »

Home International Regatta

28 Jul

Congrats to Sophie Brown of Sudbury (PR2), Georgia Walker (PR3-VI) and Ella Holloway (PR3-PD) for representing their home nations at the Home International Regatta at Strathclyde this weekend. British Rowing reported… “England also won both of the regatta’s adaptive rowing … Read More »

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 »