Classification Terminology – Updated

31 Aug

  British Rowing (BR) has recently updated its athlete classification system. Some information is on their website, but even this page has some out of date information (expect more updates soon). The change was made to conform more closely to … Read More »

Head of the Charles 2017

17 Aug

The Head of the Charles Regatta is without doubt on of the best adaptive rowing races in the world.  For that matter, it is one of the biggest rowing events of any type in the world.  It is certainly the … Read More »

Adaptive Time Handicap System

13 Aug

A number of rowing clubs with adaptive programmes have developed a system of individual athlete time-handicaps to provide more competitive, equitable and enjoyable racing. The system was pioneered by Marlow Rowing Club and Guildford Rowing Club, but an increasing number … Read More »

UK Adaptive Rowing Events

12 Aug

Here is a listing of all of the adaptive rowing competitions in the UK (at least that I can locate). Note that sometimes adaptive events are cancelled due to lack of entries so always check with the organisers in advance … Read More »

How to Make a Fixed-Back Sliding Seat

10 Aug

Adaptive rowing is about adapting the sport equipment to the particular capabilities and needs of the individual athlete.  While “pararowing” has internationally approved classifications to provide some form of basic grouping for competition, in reality the abilities and impairments athletes … Read More »

Welcome to Adaptive Rowing UK

9 Aug

Welcome to Adaptive Rowing UK.  I’ve decided to start a blog/website about Adaptive Rowing in the UK.  I have been coaching and coordinating the Adaptive Rowing Programme at Marlow Rowing Club for 3 years now and have gotten more and … Read More »