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 »