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Dame Katherine Grainger knows people will find “community, fun and challenge” at West Boathouse

Posted: September 14, 2017
 
“What's lovely is seeing people who will come through the doors of this in the next two or three years, but then five, 10, 15, 20, then 50 years beyond that and benefit in some way,” said Dame Katherine Grainger who returned this week to the place where she first rowed, the West Boathouse on Glasgow Green.
 

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Pride on the Clyde

Posted: August 18, 2017

Pride on the Clyde is a new project by Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club and LEAP Sports. Clydesdale ARC values diversity and is working hard as a club to promote a cohesive and inclusive environment, where people feel comfortable and accepted. LEAP Sports has been at the forefront of facilitating acceptance in sports such as running, football and rugby in Scotland. Clydesdale ARC are taking part alongside LEAP in the Glasgow Pride weekend festival - aiming to change the image of rowing by promoting the sport as inclusive, fun, and welcoming.

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Sinclair optimistic for future after Worlds selection

Posted: August 14, 2017

“I’m back”. The statement on Alan Sinclair’s twitter feed couldn’t have been clearer.

Last week the Rio Olympic finalist confirmed his return from injury which had sidelined him all season when he was selected to compete for Great Britain at the World Rowing Championships in Florida (24 September - 1 October).

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Scotland’s first home based rowers to debut at 2017 senior World Championships

Posted: August 11, 2017
 
When three young Scottish rowers were selected for their first senior World Rowing Championships this week it was not only a defining moment for the athletes themselves - Maddie Arlett, Robyn Hart-Winks and Gavin Horsburgh - but also for the Edinburgh University Rowing Programme which has helped develop them. 
 

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Scotland’s women awarded Dame Katherine Grainger Quaich after successfully defending Home International title

Posted: July 23, 2017

It all came down to the last two races but in a thrilling finale to the 2017 Home International Regatta, Scotland’s women successfully defended the title they won in Cardiff a year ago.

In winning the title by a single point at a sodden Strathclyde Park the Scotland Rowing Team’s women become the first recipients of the new Dame Katherine Grainger Quaich.

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New Sprint Series aims to keep club rowers on the water through the summer

 Posted 15 July, 2017

Scottish Rowing is organising a new Sprint Series of regattas during what is normally a quiet period for domestic competition - but should provide the best weather - in August and September.

Clydesdale ARC, Aberdeen BC and St Andrews Uni BC have all stepped forwards as event organisers for the Sprint Series which is being set up by Scottish Rowing in response to what clubs say is a need for events through the summer.

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