Eastern Amateur Coastal Rowing Club on board for Project Rio
Posted: May 3, 2016
Newly formed Eastern Amateur, the first coastal rowing club to sign up to Scottish Rowing’s Project Rio campaign, is aiming to increase awareness for the sport and get more people on the water.
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Gordon Day MBE 1932-2016
Posted May 2, 2016
Gordon Day MBE
Gordon John Day MBE, who has died peacefully at 84, was a major figure in the sport of rowing in Scotland, first as an international performer - he represented Scotland at the 1958 Empire Games. He then became a national umpire, international team manager and significant administrator.
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George Heriot’s plans to target younger age groups after signing up to Project Rio
Posted: May 3, 2016
George Heriot’s School’s rowing club is going from strength to strength since it appointed Head Coach James Davidson last August.
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Inverness expects ‘uplift of interest’ as it signs up to Project Rio
Posted: April 28, 2016
Inverness Rowing Club is the newest club to sign up to Project Rio as it stays on course to recruit more members and increase awareness for the sport in general.
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Heriot-Watt Boat Club aims to add more rowing members through Project Rio
Posted: April 27, 2016
There are many ways to benefit from Scottish Rowing’s Project Rio campaign which aims to capitalise on rowing interest generated by this summer’s Olympic Games.
Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University is planning to use the campaign’s promotional and coaching resources to recruit more students when the term resumes in September.
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Dundee University Boat Club looking to push membership to 100 after joining Project Rio
Posted: April 25, 2016
Dundee University’s burgeoning boat club is joining Scottish Rowing’s Project Rio campaign to further boost its membership numbers.
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Stirling Rowing Club better prepared for Olympics second time around
Posted: 23 April, 2016
The London 2012 Olympics had a profound effect on numbers of people taking up rowing.
So large was the flood of interest at Stirling Rowing Club that it only recently worked through the waiting list it accrued four years ago.
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Scotland’s newest club rowing club signs up to Project Rio campaign
Posted: April 22, 2016
Scotland’s newest rowing club is beginning a membership drive which it believes will give people in Perth and Dundee their first opportunity to row.
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More adult members is the focus as Castle Semple signs up to Project Rio
Posted: April 21, 2016
Castle Semple Rowing Club is getting organised to make the most of an expected surge of interest in rowing following this summer’s Rio Games.
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SCOTTISH ROWERS SHINE AT GB ROWING TEAM TRIALS
Posted: April 13, 2016
It wasn’t just the sun that was shining at Caversham as Scotland’s up and coming rowers made an early season statement of intent at the GB Rowing Team Senior, Under 23 and FISU Trials. The trials aim to identify rowers for the non-Olympic summer programme which includes the World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Under 23 Championships (both being held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands - 21-28 August) and the FISU World University Rowing Championships (Poznan, Poland – 2-4 September).
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GB U23 Selection Success for Scottish Athletes
Two rowers from Aberdeen are amongst five Scottish rowers selected to represent Great Britain at the 2013 World Rowing Under 23 Championships. Iona Riley and Lewis McCue are part of University Rowing Aberdeen, a unique partnership between the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University and supported by Scottish Rowing. Additionally, both rowers are supported by the sportscotland institute of sport which gives specialised support to aspiring athletes with ambitions to make the Olympic podium.
Louise Martin CBE, Chair of sportscotland, said: "Congratulations to all of our Scottish rowers on being selected to compete for GB at the Under 23 World Championships. After last summer's terrific Olympic gold medals for Heather Stanning and Katherine Grainger, it is wonderful to see talented Scottish rowers coming through the system and competing at the very highest level in their age category. I wish them every success in Austria."
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