Maidenhead Adaptive Rowing Launch

12 Sep

This past Sunday, Maidenhead Rowing Club formally launched its adaptive rowing programme with a superbly conceived and executed event which should serve as a template for other clubs looking to kick-start their own initiatives. Very often, adaptive squads just sort … Read More »

Adaptive Time Handicap System

13 Aug

A number of rowing clubs with adaptive programmes have developed a system of individual athlete time-handicaps to provide more competitive, equitable and enjoyable racing. The system was pioneered by Marlow Rowing Club and Guildford Rowing Club, but an increasing number … Read More »

UK Adaptive Rowing Events

12 Aug

Here is a listing of all of the adaptive rowing competitions in the UK (at least that I can locate). Note that sometimes adaptive events are cancelled due to lack of entries so always check with the organisers in advance … Read More »

How to Make a Fixed-Back Sliding Seat

10 Aug

[YouTube instructional video “Fixed Back Sliding Seat for Adaptive Rowing“] Adaptive rowing is about adapting the sport equipment to the particular capabilities and needs of the individual athlete.  While “pararowing” has internationally approved classifications to provide some form of basic … Read More »