World Championships Re-Cap, Chungju, Korea

Sep 13, 2013
Eric Murray and Hamish Bond's (New Zealand) record-breaking 16th consecutive gold medal

Another World Championships has come and gone, and there is no doubt athletes and attendees will look back at this as one of best rowing events held this past year. Upon arrival at the course, you can’t help but notice the newness of the venue, which was completed in 2012. Early in the week, the final touches were being installed to fully prepare the grounds for the World Championships (I even watched a crew lay the final pavers in the walkway connecting the main building to the brand new boat bays). Continue Reading ›

A Guide to Watching the 2013 World Rowing Championships

Aug 21, 2013


Racing at this year’s World Rowing Championships begins on August 25 in Chungju, Korea. Most crews arrived at least a week before the start date to allow plenty of time to adjust to the time change—it’s 13 hours ahead of Concept2’s Eastern Time! There were also rental boats to locate and rig, custom oars to decorate with national colours, and some very hot humid weather to get adjusted to. From all the reports we’ve heard to date, the venue is outstanding, the people are friendly and enthusiastic, and it promises to be an excellent regatta—if a little too warm. Continue Reading ›

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Great day at Just Row yesterday. A unique event, consisting of four scoring rows done within an hour. Part 1 Minute 0: 500m (2 min cap) Minute 4: 750m (3 min cap) Minute 9: 1000m Score is total distance Part 2 Minute 25: 350m (men) / 300m (women) Part 3 & 4 Minute 35: 12 minutes, last 3 minutes scored separately Congrats to @trainmanchester for organising, and well done to everyone who turned up.

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