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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Marlow Spring Regatta 2019

8 May

Kirsty Mason and Stephen Pickin of Marlow vs. Neil Lawson and Finlay Lawson of City of Oxford The adaptive regatta season kicked off with the Marlow Spring Regatta (MSR) and another extensive slate of racing – 20 adaptive rowers, 12 … Read More »