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  • Honor Thy Brother
    Victor Mooney: Rowing to America in honor of brother stricken by HIV/AIDS
    American rower Victor Mooney is determined to row 5000-miles from Goree Island, Senegal in West Africa to the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City to commemorate the death of his brother who died of AIDS in 1983. In doing so, Mr. Mooney also wants to...
  • Canada wins two silver medals at World Rowing Championships
    Canada wins two silver medals at World Rowing Championships
    According to the World Rowing website, Team Canada came away with two silver medals at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The silver medals came in the women's eights (on Sunday) and the women's lightweight...
  • Team Canada wins three medals at Youth Olympics
    Team Canada wins three medals at Youth Olympics
    According to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games websiteon Wednesday, team Canada won three medals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. The Canadian women's rugby sevens team captured a silver medal and Canadian rowers contributed to...
  • Canadian women's eights rowing team wins World Cup in Switzerland
    Canadian women's eights rowing team wins World Cup in Switzerland
    According to the BBC on Sunday, Canada won the gold medal in a women's World Cup rowing competition in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Canadians posted a time of 6:10.53. Romania was second with a time of 6:14.50 followed by Great Britain with a...
  • Howard helps Oxford to 160th boat race title
    Howard helps Oxford to 160th boat race title
    According to CBC Sports, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Malcolm Howard of Victoria, British Columbia was part of the Oxford University boat that won the 160th boat race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge on Sunday.The...
  • Dallas United Crew
    Free rowing and dragon boat lessons at White Rock Lake for Adults and Kids
    This Saturday, April 5thtake advantage of free rowing and dragon boating classes duringDallas United Crew’s annual “Cruise the Lake”event onSaturday, April 5. Afternoon classes will include adult rowing from1:30 - 2:30 p.m.; high...
  • Shewfelt and Klassen lead list of inductees into Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame
    Shewfelt and Klassen lead list of inductees into Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame
    According to the Canadian Olympic Committee websiteon Wednesday,Canadian Olympic gold medalists Cindy Klassen of Winnipeg and Kyle Shewfelt of Calgary lead a list of prestigious people who will be inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame on...
  • Brian Price announces retirement
    Brian Price announces retirement
    According to the Canadian Olympic Committee on Tuesday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Brian Price of Belleville, Ontario announced his retirement from competitive rowing at the age of 38.A coxswain, Price was in the boat when Canada won a gold...
  • Rowing
    Elite rowers train like crazy
    Anyone who competes in a sport that requires a measure of endurance should read this article from October 16. Esther Lofgren, an Olympic gold medalist in rowing, discusses her training regimen and nutritional habits. Rowing is one of the most...
  • Advancement in Exercise technology driven workouts!
    Advancement in Exercise technology driven workouts!
    As exercise has gone primal with the recession and the do more with less attitude. Technology has crept back in. Let’s face it boredom, convenience, time, and knowledge are some of the big road blocks to fitness. There are many roads to...
  • Mastracci records second medal for Canada Sunday
    Mastracci records second medal for Canada Sunday
    According to www.rowingone.com, Olympic silver medalist Natalie Mastracci of Welland, Ontario won her second medal on Sunday at the World Rowing Championships in Tangeum Lake, South Korea.Mastracci was in the boat with Sarah Black of Ottawa,...
  • Calgary rower wins rowing gold at Canada Games
    Calgary rower wins rowing gold at Canada Games
    According to the Canada Games website, Calgary's Nicole Hare captured a gold medal on Saturday in the women's single scull rowing competition at the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec.Hare posted a time of 7:50.63 to beat Erin...
  • Northern Ireland's picturesque coast  - Carnlough Harbour
    Northern Ireland's picturesque coast - Carnlough Harbour
    If your image of Northern Ireland is only of Belfast, think again. Think of the coast...and think Carnlough.Carnlough and its harbour is short on people but long on incredible scenery as well as options for outdoor activities. Less than 2,000...
  • Jackson to be the interim head of Alpine Canada
    Jackson to be the interim head of Alpine Canada
    According to the Canadian Press, Dr. Roger Jackson of Toronto, Ontario has been named the interim president of Alpine Canada.In an announcement made on Monday, Jackson, who is 71 years of age, is taking over from Max Gartner, husband of Canadian...
  • WaterRower
    The WaterRower a great way to row yourself to a great body! (Photos)
    Rowing machines have been a staple of the fitness industry for years. They were one of the most popular forms of exercise in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. They have been a small sub category of fitness since then. They are gaining...