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Para Rowing Talent ID Day

Posted: December 18, 2015

DO YOU HAVE A VISUAL IMPAIRMENT OR PHYSICAL DISABILITY?

SCOTTISH ROWING IS LOOKING FOR THE FUTURE STARS OF PARALYMPIC ROWING AND IT COULD BE YOU!

Scottish Rowing is running a Para Rowing Talent ID Day on the 31st January 2016 and we are looking for athletes to come and take part.

Adaptive poster v2

We are looking for people with club foot, drop foot, reduced joint mobility, visual impairments B1 B2 B3.These all could be eligible for classification for Para Rowing, along with many more.

To find out more about how rowing can change your life watch this video

No previous rowing experience necessary!

We want to educate rowers on what it means to be a para rower what opportunities there are, what the pathway looks like and how we can provide support to athletes, at all levels of the sport, to ensure that everyone can reach their full potential in rowing.

Scottish Rowing's Para Rowing Talent ID Day will run on Sunday 31st January 2016 from 1-3 at the Scottish Rowing Centre, Strathclyde Park. Scottish Rowing is running the day and we will also be joined by  leading experts in para rowing from British Rowing, and GB Rowing

If you would like to take part please contact sophie.warburton@scottish-rowing.org.uk.
 
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO TAKE PART

  • be aged 16 or above
  • previous experience competing in any sport (doesn't need to be rowing!)
  • a tough mental attitude
  • a willingness to learn
  • a visual impairment or physical disability

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • yourself!
  • comfortable gym kit
  • a bottle of water

WHERE AND WHEN

We're looking forward to seeing you on the 31st!