Scottish Rowing Coaches Conference
Posted: October 8, 2013
The Scottish Rowing Coaches Conference 2013 was held at Edinburgh University's Centre for Sport and Exercise on the 5th and 6th of October. The conference was well attended by coaches from all over Scotland and we were privileged to have a great line-up of speakers who generously shared their knowledge and experience.
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Scottish Championships 2014
Posted: March 25, 2014
Advance notice of new format for 1x and 2-
The Scottish Rowing Board has asked the Domestic Regatta Organising Committee (DROC) to run a pilot scheme that will operate a new format of racing for the 2014 Scottish Rowing Championships.
This new format aims to raise the profile of the Championships and provide a better, more competitive racing experience for all participants. The format has been used successfully at the British Rowing Championships and BUCS Rowing Championships.
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Scottish Rowing Awards
Posted: October 7, 2013
The Scottish Rowing Awards were presented on Saturday evening in the spectacular setting of the University of Edinburgh's Playfair Library.
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Clydesdale ARC 4's and 8's Head Report
Posted: March 2, 2014
Article reproduced from Clydesdale ARC Website
After a week of worrying weather, we were delighted to be able to run the Fours and Eights Head today, over the long course. This presented challenging river conditions, particularly at the railway bridge and marshalling at the start, but all crews handled the conditions admirably.
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Conference, Dinner and AGM
Posted: February 25, 2014
Put the 25th and 26th of October in your diaries!
On Saturday 25th of October there will be a one day club conference which will be followed in the evening by the unmissable Annual Scottish Rowing Awards Dinner. The Scottish Rowing AGM is being held on Sunday the 26th October.
All of these events will be taking place in Aberdeen with the venues to be confirmed nearer the time.
GB Junior Trials
Posted: February 25, 2014.
The GB Junior Trials took place in Boston, Lincs on February 22nd. Although scheduled to take place over the full weekend, Sundays racing had been cancelled in advance due to the horrendous winds that were due to hit.
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World Rowing Masters, Varese - Report
Posted: September 16, 2013
Attracted by the prospect of some beautiful scenery, warm weather and Italian cuisine many members of the Scottish Rowing Masters contingent made the journey to Varese for the World Rowing Masters Regatta. Once again there was a record number of entries from all over the world with approximately 3,500 rowers competing and over 9,000 racing seats occupied over the 2 full and 2 half days of racing.
Clubs represented by Scotland were Inverness, Aberdeen, Strathclyde Park, St Andrew, Loch Lomond, Clydesdale and Nithsdale. The trailer towed by Steven Kerr and Iain Wilson was impressively loaded with little space to spare. (Enough however for a couple of new Filippi singles to make the return journey!!)
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DEBUTANT SWANN SETS THE STANDARD WITH GOLD AT WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Posted: September 6, 2013
A year ago Polly Swann was reflecting on what could have been after injury robbed her of a chance of making the women’s eight for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Just over 12 months later and the former George Heriot’s School pupil and Edinburgh University student is sitting on top of the world after victory in the women’s coxless pair at the World Rowing Championships in South Korea.
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Chief Operating Officer Appointment
Posted: 23rd August, 2013
Scottish Rowing is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Cobb as Chief Operating Officer.
Mike Morrice, President of Scottish Rowing said: ‘This appointment is a major step forward for Scottish Rowing and we all look forward to working with Amanda to ensure Scottish Rowing continues to grow and be successful on all fronts.’
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SIX SCOTS SELECTED IN GB ROWING TEAM FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN KOREA
SIX SCOTTISH ROWERS have today been selected as part of the GB Rowing Team for the World Championships in Chungju, Korea later this month.
After completing a hat-trick of 2013 World Cup gold medals, Edinburgh’s Polly Swann will once again take to the start line alongside Olympic Champion Helen Glover in the women’s pair. The duo have been unbeatable since they teamed up at the start of the year, collecting victories on the waters of Sydney, Eton Dorney and Lucerne.
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Rower Riley Brings Home Silver
Press Release For immediate release 31/07/13
ROWER RILEY BRINGS WORLD SILVER MEDAL BACK TO ABERDEEN
Aberdeen’s Iona Riley led the Scottish charge at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Linz, Austria, by claiming a silver medal.
One of five Scottish athletes competing at the Championships, 21-year-old Riley, a sports science student at Robert Gordon University (RGU), formed part of the women’s eight. She raced alongside Fiona Gammond, Rebecca Chin, Josephine Wratten, Yasmin Tredell, Fiona Schlesinger, Bethany Bryan, Nicole Lamb and cox Morgan Baynham-Williams.
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