USRowing has failed to create the conditions that make it practical and appealing to train to be an Olympic champion. How bad is it? Winning any Olympic medal will be a step up and success for the biggest, richest, and greatest rowing nation on Earth.
The International Olympic Committee announced today that Beach Sprint Rowing, a format of the Coastal Rowing discipline, will be included in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games programme, alongside Classic Rowing.
Two greats of Australian rowing have been announced as inductees of the prestigious Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF), with Kim Brennan AM and Tim McLaren OAM to join the ranks of legends and household names on the honour board.
At the collegiate level, there are spring championships for only half our sport—sweep rowing. Sculling championships in the fall could realize the potential of our whole sport. It works for running—track and field in the spring, cross-country in the fall. Why not us?
The slogan was heard often during this championship season to convey the essence of Stanford women’s rowing: Every person on the team is important—a principle evident in how they practice, interact, and compete.
A $7-million expansion project at the Olympic training facility aims to increase indoor training spaces and includes larger locker rooms, a climate-controlled repair bay, and a larger and safer parking area.