Rowing News Roundup
Every fortnight we roundup the latest rowing, and related, news in one easy to manage curated list.
World Rowing – European Rowing U23 Championships
Europe’s up and coming took to Duisburg last weekend in the first major international rowing competition since the pandemic. Although no British representation, 30 other nations battled it out with Italy pipping Romania to top the medal tally. Read more...
COVID safe competition to be trialled on the Tyne
The future of competition could be based on the learnings from this invitation test event held in association with British rowing. Read more...
Beirut blast won’t deter the rowing community
One month on from the devastating blast in Beirut their rowing community expresses the importance of the sport to many and their hopes to rebuild the programme and continue to chase the Olympic dream. Read more...
A Most Beautiful Thing Documentary
The film chronicles the first African American high school rowing team in the US (made up of young men, many of whom were in rival gangs from the West Side of Chicago), all coming together to row in the same boat. Read more...
UK's First (virtual) screening of "A Most Beautiful Thing"
Love Rowing, British Rowing's new Charitable Foundation, has announced a number of dates in September for the UK's first (virtual) screening of the documentary including a panel discussion with Arshay Cooper. More info & tickets...
Four friends are the latest competitors in the world’s toughest rowing race
For many of us the 2k is enough but that’s not the case for these friends who aim to race 3,000 miles across the Atlantic with the aim of raising £200,000 for mental health causes. Read more...