Invictus Games Sydney 2018

5 Nov

The international season of top flight competition continues with the Invictus Games 2018 in Sydney, Australia featuring a super strong contingent of Indoor Rowing athletes from the UK. In particular, both Martin Tye (Guildford RC) and Mark Ormrod (Maidenhead RC) … Read More »

Head of the Charles Regatta 2018

31 Oct

Kingsley Ijomah and Ruth Naylor of Marlow in the Inclusion 2x Halloween scary? It’s nothing compared to the 5 bridges of the Head of the Charles Regatta (not to mention hundreds of thousands of spectators watching or the logistics of … Read More »

Pairs Head 2018

8 Oct

Photo used with permission from Ben Rodford Photography Not only did Ella Holloway and Philippa Harrison of Marlow keep the adaptive racing alive at Pairs Head this year, but they also pioneered what I think must be a UK first … Read More »

Worcester Regatta 2018

13 Sep

Susannah Barnett, Worcester Roving reporter Ben Marsden (Marlow, PR3) shared this account of this maiden para-event for Worcester Rowing Club. “Despite the delayed start, racing ran smoothly and the adaptive events were integrated into the racing schedule. Some delays were … Read More »

City of Oxford Regatta 2018

20 Aug

Tracy Jenkins, City of Oxford and Ella Holloway, Marlow City of Oxford Regatta was the one of the pioneers of adaptive club rowing in the UK. They were one of the earliest regattas to offer adaptive events and are a … Read More »

Maidenhead Regatta 2018

13 Aug

Sally Hopewell and Jenny Maiden, Marlow Maidenhead continues to push the boundaries for adaptive racing at their always superb Maidenhead Regatta, but not without a few challenges. They really pushed to maximize the number of adaptive athletes doing the most … Read More »

Sudbury Regatta 2018

8 Aug

Twickenham’s Ben Pritchard (Photo courtesy of Bill Hiskett ©) Sudbury Regatta hosted the largest adaptive field yet for this event underscoring its commitment to growing the event. The common denominator was that all the competitors were fixed seat athletes (which … Read More »

Pat Davis Memorial Row

2 Jul

Pat Davis continues to inspire the generosity and initiative in getting the disabled community onto the river. She sadly passed away last year and a group of fond and enthusiastic supporters organized a memorial row in her honour. Ralph Hope, … Read More »