Monday Meet-the-rower: Jeremy McGrath

Monday Meet-the-rower: Jeremy McGrath

Monday Meet-The-Rower
[caption id="attachment_301" align="alignright" width="225"] Paralympic Rower Jeremy McGrath[/caption] The magical fairies who update our site for us have been on holiday over the winter, but with the start of a new month, it's time to catch up!  Today, we're profiling Paralympian and Balmain Para-Rowing Program member Jeremy McGrath! "I was born without a tibia and with a slightly shortened fibula in my right leg. When I was very young I could get around the house, awkwardly, on my right leg but for full mobility I have always needed a prosthesis. After attending a Paralympic Talent Search in 2013, I was put in touch with Barbara Ramjan at Balmain Rowing Club. The Club has a strong para-rowing program and I began rowing with them in May 2013. "In 2009, at aged…
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Winter Racing Opportunities

Winter Racing Opportunities

Updates
To all para-rowers, we hope you've taken a well-deserved break following the end of the rowing season in April. J B Sharp Series [caption id="attachment_161" align="alignright" width="244"] A JB Sharp Memorial Regatta Series Medal[/caption] In NSW, we are about to commence our winter series of regattas, known as the JB Sharp Memorial Regatta Series.  The Series announced last year that they were trialling the inclusion of Para Rowing at that series - this year they've tweaked the rules and it is back for another year.  The regatta series runs for 10 weeks each alternate week from this Sunday, 9am - 12am. (more…)
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