Rowing Down The River

By Aron O'Dowd | This is a magazine that covers all aspects of rowing from the beginners to competitive athletes competing for their country on the world circuit.

Row, row, row your boat and make it all the way... across the Atlantic

Lauren Morton, star of The Island with Bear Grylls, hopes it will be second time lucky as she has another crack at 3,000 mile dream to row across the Atlantic<p>The last time Lauren Morton tried to row the Atlantic, it didn’t exactly go to plan – she ended up adrift in the middle of the ocean after …

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Four men, three legs, 3,000 miles: Why four amputees are rowing the Atlantic

<b>(CNN) —</b> It sounds like a modern version of Jerome K. Jerome's classic novel "Three Men in a Boat." Except there are four of them. Oh, and they only have three legs between them.<p>And rather than messing about on the genteel River Thames, these serving and ex-British army soldiers are battling the …

Rowing

3 Rows You Must Do for Thicker Biceps

Stretch the limits of your shirtsleeves by learning a completely new way to sculpt your arms<p>Without even looking at you, we’re fairly certain that your arms aren’t as big as they could be. How can we be so sure?<p>Because nearly all men—seasoned lifters included—make one critical error when working …

Rowing on a toxic river of human waste and chemicals

We are still in Washington DC and the sky is a confetti of stars in the early morning.<p>I'm on the docks of the Anacostia Community Boathouse. The setting on the Anacostia River would be picturesque if it weren't for the rubbish we see bobbing on the water as the sun rises.<p>There are plastic bottles, …

Fit Fix: These Guys Are Racing to Row Across the Atlantic Ocean

Ben DuffyNo LimitsThe world's toughest row: across the Atlantic.<b>Gently Down the Stream</b>: On Sunday, 26 teams (including a few solo operators) set off …

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Mulroy Architects completes timber-clad rowing centre for Oxford school

A pool with a stationary boat on top is the centrepiece of this rowing centre designed by Mulroy Architects for a private boarding school in …

German city votes to reject hosting Olympics

Staging the 2024 Summer Games would have cost Hamburg $12.6bn, with more than 75 percent of that borne by taxpayers.<p>Residents in the northern German city of Hamburg have rejected plans to host the Summer Olympics in 2024, effectively ending the multi-billion dollar project.<p>Just under 52 percent of …

2016 Summer Olympics Watersports Venue Reportedly Highly Polluted Far Offshore

The world's best athletes will reportedly have to worry about more than just their elite competition during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.<p>According to a report from Brad Brooks of the Associated Press published early Wednesday morning, the AP's latest testing found Rio de Janeiro's Olympic …

Getting faster: Indoor rowing World Records

The year began with a stunning performance by Olena Buryak of Ukraine. At February’s European Indoor Rowing Championships she established a new World …

Rowing

4 Fashion Habits That Are Bad For Your Health

Cut them out now to protect your body without cramping your style<p><i>By Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster</i><p>Fashion can be a lot of things: exciting, transformative, communicative, and, most importantly, fun. That said, there are some facets of fashion that—over time—could damage your body and overall …

Row2Recovery ex-servicemen prepare for Atlantic row

<b>Four ex-servicemen are training to become what is believed to be the first all-amputee team to row the Atlantic.</b><p>The veterans, led by Cayle Royce will take on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge later this year.<p>Trooper Royce, 29, from Dartmouth in Devon, suffered serious injuries serving in …

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Photo essay: DIY airplanes, submarines, Lamborghini and other homemade Chinese inventions

What do restaurants, gunpowder and paper money have in common? They were all invented in China. The Chinese are known for their brilliant inventions. …

Finalists for 2015 Thomas Keller Medal announced

Created in 1990, the Thomas Keller Medal award celebrates athletes who have had an outstanding career in rowing, have shown exemplary sportsmanship …

Great Britain

Common Rowing Technique Errors

How many @rowingcanada national team rowers does it take to carry a coach boat? http://t.co/G24czvCSqZ

2014 RCA Spring Trials East

The Spring Trials provide a High Performance competitive experience for all Canadian rowing athletes early in the competitive season. The Spring …

Essais du printemps 2014 - Est

Les essais du printemps permettent aux athlètes canadiens de vivre une expérience de compétition de haut niveau tôt en saison. Les essais du …

Becoming a champion is within your reach. #goforgold. #motivationmonday

British Rowing

There's a lot going on in and around the Thames region, particularly Reading RC, workshop wise. Check out the list below:<br>Emergency Aid:<br>28th April, …

Georgetown Crew

Boat and windmill in Bleskensgraaf (NL)

When my coach asks me if I'm training during the off season...

The concept of the Liteboat - a revolutionary rowing boat

Olympic Games Rome 1960 - Rowing events