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  • How Youth Rowers Can Eat Like Champions

    Sep 27, 2015
    One of the biggest mistakes young athletes make is succumbing to junk food. In other words, choosing and eating food based on its convenience, appearance, peer pressure (eating what everyone else is eating), or food cravings.
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  • Advntur is Out There - New Startup Looks to Connect Rowers Across the Globe

    Sep 24, 2015
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to row your single in the cold, northern waters of Alaska? Take a peaceful bike ride through the Smoky Mountains or play a round of golf while on a business trip in Dallas? San Diego’s Matt Doran and his team at Advntur seek to allow outdoors enthusiasts to take their hobbies with them on the road.
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  • The 2015 Gold Cup: A Preview for Rio on the Schuylkill

    Sep 24, 2015
    Professional tennis players aspire for the Davis Cup, golfers fight for the Ryder Cup and sailors set their course in search of the America’s Cup. These prestigious awards all have one common theme: they are awarded to the world’s best in their field. Rowing has the Gold Cup. The prize for the winner of a hotly contested race series, the best scullers in the world will descend on Philadelphia in late October to compete for the Cup and the distinction as the globe’s top single sculler.
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  • Ginny Gilder is the 2015 Recipient of the Jack Kelly Award

    Sep 23, 2015
    Ginny Gilder was already having a good year. She finished and published her memoir “Course Correction. A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX” and was getting favorable reviews. But her year got even better when she was notified that she had been awarded the 2015 USRowing Jack Kelly Award.
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  • U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 2015 Award Winners

    Sep 23, 2015
    The United States Olympic Committee today announced the recipients of six awards, which will be presented at a celebratory dinner during the 2015 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly that will take place Sept. 24-25 at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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  • What to Look Forward to at the 2015 Annual Convention

    Sep 21, 2015
    Make no doubt about it, the city of Philadelphia will be a hotspot on everyone’s travel list this fall.
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  • Steve Gladstone to be Awarded the 2015 USRowing Medal of Honor

    Sep 21, 2015
    Steve Gladstone has had a lot of big moments over the course of a lifetime of coaching and building rowing programs. One of the biggest had to be his Yale University men’s eight victory at the 2015 Henley Royal Regatta over the University of Washington in the final of the Ladies’ Challenge Plate.
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  • Training Suggestions for the Head of the Charles

    Sep 18, 2015
    The Head of the Charles Regatta is a kind of American phenomenon. It is one of largest rowing regattas in the world, combining festivities with serious racing. Placed awkwardly on the third weekend of October, there is not give enough time for serious preparation. In addition, almost every school starts their academic year on the different date which will decide how much time is available to train. Many coaches would like to use this time to teach and correct rowing technique but the athletes want to race and they want to have fun. If it has to be done, selection of the boat is rather simple. The coaches use ergometer results or small boats racing as a criteria. For instance, the top four ergs on each side, or the first four pairs from an inter-squad regatta make the boat.
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  • Golden Oars Celebrates Fifth Anniversary - Honoring Excellence in Rowing

    Sep 17, 2015
    USRowing is pleased to announce the fifth-annual Golden Oars Awards Dinner, scheduled for Thursday November 19 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City.
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  • Row to Rio - Meet the Athletes

    Sep 15, 2015
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  • Nine Women Added to Historical Medalist List

    Sep 15, 2015
    "If we didn't say it clear enough, it's all about the team." A short and sweet answer from six seat of the women's eight Kerry Simmonds after her crew successfully secured their 10th gold medal for one of the most historic streaks in women's sports.
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  • Erg Ed™ Coming to Memphis

    Sep 15, 2015
    In 2013-14, USRowing piloted an indoor rowing program in the Los Angeles Unified School District middle schools and the Chicago Grammar Schools with the goal of introducing the sport of rowing and its numerous benefits to a more diverse group of kids through the indoor platform, increasing the sport’s visibility and accessibility to the next generation.
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  • Success at 2015 World Rowing Masters Regatta

    Sep 14, 2015
    Nearly 3,500 rowers from across the world flocked to Hazewinkel, Belgium last week to take part in the 2015 World Rowing Masters Regatta. The annual regatta played host to rowers who ranged from 27 all the way to the oldest rower in the event, 90-year-old Burk Ketcham from the United States.
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  • The Stämpfli Express is Coming to a City Near You

    Sep 14, 2015
    24 seats, 48 oars and 44 meters (over 144 feet) of boat are some pretty impressive numbers. Without a doubt the world-famous Stämpfli Express has quickly become one of the recognizable spectacles in the rowing world today as the world’s longest racing shell. The Swiss vessel will be making its American debut on Lake Jordan, N.C. on September 14 as it begins its first tour across the United States.
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  • USRowing Partners with Liberty Mutual to Offer Insurance Discounts to Members

    Sep 10, 2015
    USRowing and Liberty Mutual Insurance have partnered to provide USRowing members exclusive savings on auto, home, condo and renters insurance. This program gives members quality coverage, expert advice and personalized service at a special discounted rate. Members can also enjoy many money-saving opportunities including New to Liberty, Newly Married, New Move, and Hybrid Vehicle Discounts.
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  • 2015 World Rowing Coastal Championships Set for Peru

    Sep 10, 2015
    For the first time ever, the World Rowing Coastal Championships will be held outside of the European Continent as Peru prepares to host it’s first ever international event in Lima, November 13-15.
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  • Sarasota-Bradenton to Host 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta

    Sep 09, 2015
    Another large, international rowing event is coming to the United States. The International Rowing Federation (FISA) council announced earlier this week that Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., has been awarded the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta.
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  • Putting the Streak in Perspective

    Sep 06, 2015
    Comparing streaks from one sport to another, from a team to an individual athlete, is always a subjective exercise. But just for fun – here are a few comparisons to the United States women’s eight ten-year run of consecutive world titles.
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  • United States Women’s Eight Wins 10th-Consecutive World Title

    Sep 06, 2015
    AC AIGUEBELETTE, France – Ask any one of the women who rowed in the United States women’s eight that won a 10th-consecutive world title Sunday what it takes to reach the top of the podium that many times in a row, and they will all say the same thing.
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  • An Interview with the 2015 World-Champion U.S. Women's Eight

    Sep 06, 2015
    The United States women’s eight won a 10th-consecutive world title to close racing Sunday on Lake Aiguebelette at the 2015 World Rowing Championships. See what they had to say to USRowing about the victory and the streak.
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  • Historic Win For U.S., Gold and Bronze Saturday at the World Rowing Championships

    Sep 05, 2015
    The United States women’s quad was just inches across the finish line when Amanda Elmore’s port oar hit the water wrong, driving her head back onto the deck from her seat in the bow.
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  • Interviews with United States Saturday Medal Winners

    Sep 05, 2015
    The United States women’s quadruple sculls crew of Olivia Coffey (Watkins Glen, N.Y.), Megan Kalmoe (St. Croix Falls, Wis.), Tracy Eisser (Fair Lawn, N.J.) and Amanda Elmore (West Lafayette, Ind.) won a first-ever gold medal in the event. Just before them, USTC - Princeton's Eleanor Logan (Boothbay Harbor, Maine) and Felice Mueller (Cleveland, Ohio) won bronze in the women's pair at the 2015 World Rowing Championships Saturday.
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  • Final Medal Races for the U.S. at 2015 World Rowing Championships

    Sep 05, 2015
    On the final day of the 2015 World Rowing Championships on Lake Aiguebelette, France, the United States will row for medals in two races and attempt Olympic qualification in two other boat classes.
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  • A Year of Firsts for Gevvie Stone

    Sep 05, 2015
    No matter where she finishes in her final Sunday, this has been a year of firsts for Cambridge Boat Club’s Gevvie Stone.
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  • Saturday Race Preview

    Sep 04, 2015
    The United States will row for two medals tomorrow at the 2015 World Rowing Championships on Lake Aiguebelette, France. Racing in medal finals will be the women’s pair and women’s quadruple sculls.
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