Stratford-upon-Avon in Turin

31 Oct

The Stratford-upon-Avon RC adaptive squad, led by its intrepid leader Mark Dewdney, continue to pioneer new frontiers for UK adaptive rowing. After its roadtrip to Cork, Ireland for the International Mixed Ability Sports Regatta, they have now ventured even further … Read More »

SUA PR1 Capsize Drill Report

21 Sep

Stratford-upon-Avon (probably the UK adaptive squad with the most PR1 athletes) ran a PR1 capsize drill inviting other PR1’s from around the country. Squad Coach and a leader in UK adaptive rowing, Mark Dewdney documented and shared his valuable insights … Read More »

City of Oxford Regatta 2022

26 Aug

“Oxford” is half of one of the world’s oldest and most famous amateur sporting events (“The Boat Race”), but through the City of Oxford Royal Regatta, it is the also the heart of one of the UK’s oldest and most … Read More »

PR1 Masterclass

14 Aug

One of the great resources for Adaptive Rowing in the UK is the “Rowability” Facebook group. It is a closes Group so you have to request to join. But when you do, you get access to all sorts of updates … Read More »

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 »