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News

Scot Champs is changing

Posted: 21 January, 2019

The Scottish Rowing Championships are changing, and we wanted to take the opportunity to explain some of the changes and how we believe these will help to make the event even better.
 
Our vision for the Scottish Rowing Championships is an aspirational Championship level regatta for Juniors, Seniors, Masters and Para athletes and an opportunity to recognise the Scottish Champions across all relevant boat classes.
 

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Trials success an “unexpected surprise” for resurgent Swann

Posted: 20 November, 2018

University of Edinburgh student Polly Swann showed encouraging signs on her long awaited return to the GB trialling process after finishing the first stage of the selection trials on the weekend as the fastest female single sculler.
 
On paper one might expect the Rio silver medallist to be putting in good performances at this stage of the Olympic cycle.  But life for the Edinburgh 30 year old has been anything but routine since Rio.
 

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Swann shines on return to Boston

Posted: 13 November, 2018

Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Polly Swann continued her impressive return to rowing after topping the rankings at the GB Rowing Team 1st Assessment in Boston, Lincolnshire on Sunday.

The 30-year-old medical student from the University of Edinburgh was the fastest female sculler down the 5 kilometre course on the River Witham just under a second ahead of Leander Club’s Ruth Siddorn.  Fellow Edinburgh University student Lucy Glover finished in fourth place.
 

Read more: Swann shines on return to Boston

Scottish Rowing Centre has a bright future

Posted: 19 October, 2018

Scottish Rowing is determined to make the Scottish Rowing Centre a key asset for Scotland’s rowing community after returning it to its original use primarily as a rowing training centre.

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World Masters Rowing Regatta 2018

Posted: 9 October, 2018

Last week the World Masters Rowing Regatta was held in Sarasota, Florida. This event saw athletes from across the world from Russia to Brasil, from Germany to Canada race across four days.

Although it was hot and humid, Strathclyde Park's duo of Ailie Ord and Gillian Connal headed out and joined up with GPA of Brazil and Rocky Mountain Rowing Club of Denver to take part.

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Coaching & Volunteering Opportunities - Scottish Rowing Junior Development Programme

Posted: 15 September 2018

Would you like to be part of building an exciting team?

Would you like to be involved in helping Scotland’s upcoming junior athletes train and prepare?

Could you add value to our team whilst getting the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge?

It is an exciting time to be involved in rowing whether you are a coach, athlete, administrator or parent and we are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious coaches and volunteers to help us create a first-class development experience and to support the delivery of our Junior Performance Development Programme.

The Scottish Rowing Junior Development Programme aims to improve the overall depth and standard of junior rowing in Scotland whilst also supporting the long-term development of Scottish junior rowers identified on a performance pathway.

In order to support an increased programme of activity during the 2018-19 season Scottish Rowing is seeking expressions of interest for Junior Development Coaches and Junior Development Support roles.

More information is available HERE.

How Perri McCluskey leapt from beginner to Scotland Rowing Team

Posted: 30 August, 2018

Stirling University student, Perri McCluskey, has made the jump from beginner rower to Scotland Rowing Team competitor in just over a year.
 
And, having been discovered by British Rowing’s World Class Start programme, this could just be the start of the 19-year-old’s career in the sport.
 

Read more: How Perri McCluskey leapt from beginner to Scotland Rowing Team

Andy Barton appointed Scottish Rowing Club Support Manager

Posted: 24 August, 2018

Andy Barton, the popular former Director of Rowing at Glasgow University BC who oversaw roaring growth at the club, has been appointed Scottish Rowing’s Club Support Manager. 

In this new role, which comes as part of Scottish Rowing’s Regional Development programme relaunch, Barton has responsibility for developing the tools and resources to help club leaders manage and build successful sustainable clubs. As part of his remit he is also the regional lead for the West. 

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Bronze for Leask Completes Scottish Medal Hat-trick

Posted: 5 August 2018

Having been drafted into Britain’s men’s double sculls crew at the last minute as a replacement for Glasgow’s Angus Groom, who fell sick, Edinburgh’s Harry Leask and his partner Jack Beaumont took bronze medals in a blanket finish of their final, with just over a second separating the first four crews. 

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McDonald strikes a balance to win World University gold in China

Posted: 20 August, 2018

Lochwinnoch’s Emma McDonald won gold in the women’s eight at the 2018 FISU World University Rowing Championships in Shanghai whilst a further two athletes from Edinburgh University also made the top of the podium.
 

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Two Scottish Silver Medals

Posted: 4 August, 2018

In the last final of the third day of the European Championships at Strathclyde Park, the British women’s eight, with Scotland’s Olympic silver medallist Karen Bennett and Katherine Douglas aboard, both from Edinburgh, overtook the Netherlands to grab silver medals as they then closed down on the eventual winners, the world champions from Romania.

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