Rob Holliday – Paralympic Profile

22 Feb

While the latest pararowing stars from Tokyo are getting all of the press lately, AdaptiveRowingUK was privileged to get an exclusive interview with Rob Holliday, one of UK’s pararowing pioneers. Rob rowed for GB through 2005 years before pararowing had … Read More »

EnduRow Challenge 2022–Wrap

8 Feb

Guildford RC’s EnduRow contingent Big congratulations to everyone from 30 countries on 6 continents who rowed for 4 hours and raised over £13,000 in support of the Pararowing Foundation, but special kudos to founder and driving spirit of the entire … Read More »

Mixing It Up

3 Feb

This month’s online edition of Row360 included the opinion piece “Mixed Up” which Adaptive Rowing UK contributed to examine and promote “mixed ability” and competing in the sport of rowing. The piece looks at the history of especially (a) gender … Read More »

EnduRow Max-Mix Ability Quad

21 Jan

Perhaps the most ‘Mixed Ability’ boat to ever be assembled took to the water this week in support of the EnduRow Challenge. This max-mix of ability included (from bow to stern in photo above): Cath Bishop – World Champion, Olympic … Read More »

LD Coaching Study

18 Jan

Kandianos Emmanouil Sakalidis, BSc, MSc PhD Student at the Department of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation of Northumbria University recently conducted a study on coaching athletes with learning disabilities. He included a number of UK adaptive coaches and athletes in the … Read More »

EnduRow Challenge 2022

9 Dec

Last January, Steven Dowd organised a monumental world-wide fund-raising rowing challenge to get people of all abilities rowing together and raising funds to support disabled sport – the EnduRow Challenge. It was such a success, he decided to repeat the … Read More »