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Profile: Alex Cheyne

"Before I go involved in rowing there wasn’t a great deal for me to do.  I was really overweight, rarely exercised and never expected to represent my country in sport" Full Story

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Profile: Gemma Lovatt

"If you want to feel better, try a sport.  The sport for me is rowing and whilst it may sound melodramatic, it’s changed my life." Full Case Study

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Yorkshire – Doncaster Rowing – Sport, Health and Education in Partnership

In Doncaster  over  3000  young  people  from  9  secondary  and  3  special  schools  have taken  part  in  regular  activity  organised  by  the Doncaster Schools Rowing Association (DSRA) and Doncaster Rowing Club.   Working  together both clubs have achieved  the Sport  England  […]

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Is Competition Good or Bad for Young People?

That headline, at first glance, seems as though it should have a relatively simple answer. You are probably already laying out your own arguments and thoughts in your head as you read this. In fact, I was exactly the same. […]

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Two golds, three bronzes for Olympic boats

On a remarkable day for British rowing at the World Championships in Munich every crew competing in an Olympic class final won medals with two golds coming from the Camelot-backed women’s quadruple scull and the lightweight men’s four, sponsored by […]

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Flagship thwarted, others win medals

On a finals day packed with some superbly-close racing at the World Championships in Munich, Britain won two Olympic class bronze medals as well as a Paralympic class gold and silver but the double world champions and Camelot-backed men’s four […]

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19 Crews now through to finals

"We’ve had an excellent two days of semi-finals and it’s great to have nine Olympic and four Paralympic boats qualified for Beijing", said David Tanner today at the world championships in Munich today on a day when a further five […]

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Close call and a sizzling sprint finish

A close call for the GB men’s four and a sizzling sprint from the men’s pair caused a stir with British spectators today at the World Championships in Munich on a day when eight British boats qualified for Saturday’s finals from […]

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Day of sharp contrasts

On a day at the World Championships in Munich when the British women’s eight, backed by Siemens, celebrated reaching the final and when the men’s eight won their repechage to move into the semi-finals, the British men’s quadruple scull, featuring […]

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First Beijing slot booked

Britain booked its first Beijing Olympic Games slot today when the Camelot-backed women’s quadruple scull held off a tough challenge from Germany to win their heat in Munich at the World Championships and qualify directly into Sunday’s final thus securing […]

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