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GB Rowing Annual Team Dinner 2009

[img_assist|nid=2670|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=200|height=413]There was a record attendance at this year’s annual dinner to celebrate the record-breaking achievements of GB’s rowers, coaches and support staff.  In her welcome speech, Di Ellis CBE, ARA Chairman, paid tribute to the team’s outstanding performances and said that the recent sucess […]

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Coaching Conference 2009

Click the play button below to view a short video of highlights from this year’s Coaching Conference. The presentations from the conference are also available on RowHow to ARA members and RowHow subscribers.

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Coaching Conference Day 1

[img_assist|nid=2639|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=150|height=225]The first day of the 2009 coaching conference will come to a close tonight with an after dinner speech from John West, coach of the Olympic Men’s Eight.   The day began with talks from Steve Gunn and Professor Greg […]

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DARC Success at 2008 British Indoor Rowing Championships

Five members of Durham Amateur Rowing Club travelled to Birmingham on Sunday 26 October to compete at the British Indoor Championships. One of these competitors was former rugby international Gareth Archer. Gareth won gold in a time of 5:54.3 in the […]

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ARA Volunteer of the Year Awards 2008

The ARA’s fourth annual Volunteer of the Year awards took place at the National Championships on Saturday 19th July 2008. As last year, separate awards were presented to recognise the work of young volunteers across the country. This category for Under […]

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Simon Hewitt – a volunteer with inspirational attitude

Simon Hewitt was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Awards by WAGS for his work at Bristol Ariel Rowing Club. Simon’s main impact on the club has been to promote the club in the public eye, inspire those around […]

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Mark Cooke – problem solver and fund-raiser

Mark Cooke of Nottingham Rowing Club was the East Midlands nomination for the Volunteer of the Year Award 2008. Since taking over the Nottingham Boat Club, Mark has restructured the Committee and changed the shape of Trentside forever by proposing the […]

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Jackie Wardell – Itchen Imperial’s junior co-ordinator and mentor

Jackie Wardell has been junior coordinator at Itchen Imperial Rowing Club for the last four years and alongside organising the junior coaching sessions, coaches, crews, boats, safety and welfare of the juniors, she has organised the junior regatta held at Itchen […]

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Barry Wood – ‘he is Bradford ARC’ – Lifetime Achievement winner

Barry Wood is the Yorkshire Region’s nomination for the Volunteer of the Year awards and was awarded the ARA Lifetime Achievement Award – a new category for 2008. “Barry isn’t just a member of Bradford ARC –  he is Bradford […]

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Richard Bowsher – creator of a thriving recreational club

Richard Bowsher was nominated by Goring Gap Boat Club for the Volunteer of the Year 2008 awards because he has ‘transformed the outlook, attitude and approach of the membership through his hard work creating a thriving recreational club’. Here are some of […]

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