Maidenhead Regatta 2022

8 Aug

It doesn’t get much better than this. A glorious summer’s day, an impeccably organized event, exceptional support for the adaptive athletes. Just another great Maidenhead Regatta. A couple of aspects stood out this particular time around. First, was the smoothness … Read More »

Can You Row with MS?

31 Jul

Chris Boys (bow) rowing with fellow MS athlete, Guy Williams. Today’s “Can I Row With…” piece comes from the UK’s most veteran adaptive rower, Chris Boys, from Guildford RC. Chris was a prominent competitor and leader in the adaptive community … Read More »

Home International Regatta 2022

29 Jul

The Home International Regatta (HIR) is most UK pararowers’ first taste of ‘international’ competition. The ‘nations’ are the four home nations of the UK – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. UK Paralympians Kingsley Ijomah and Benjamin Pritchard both had … Read More »

Adaptive Rowing on BROE

6 Jul

If I had an FAQ on Adaptive Rowing UK, it would have to include the question, “How do you set up adaptive events on BROE?” The UK expert on this specialist subject (Mastermind awaits) is Marlow RC’s Helen Thompson who … Read More »

Marlow Town Regatta 2022

12 Jun

The big event in the town of Marlow is the “Town” Regatta held this weekend during a glorious sunny day and adaptive competition just a bright and intense. The event is one of the largest crowds adaptives will row in … Read More »

Marlow Spring Regatta 2022

17 May

Marlow Spring Regatta kicked off the UK’s adaptive regatta season as the first major event of the calendar this past bank holiday weekend. It was the first time the event was held in 3 years with the pandemic lock-down cancelling … Read More »