END OF SEASON WRAP UP

END OF SEASON WRAP UP

The 2017-18 rowing season was a successful one for the Program. We began the season with the aim of building on our points success from last season while also building members and ensuring programming covered the goals of each athlete. Our coaching numbers have also increased and our fundraising has been spectacular and pleasing. It’s a healthy exercise to review the season and to see where we hit our set mark and where we fell short and then for the coming season to refocus and try and hit those missed marks and meet the new ones. THE SQUAD Numbers We…
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Monday Meet The Rower – Stephen Lawler

Monday Meet The Rower – Stephen Lawler

Stephen approached the Australian Paralympic Committee to inquire about an appropriate rowing club that specialised in working with physically diverse athletes so he could follow his dream of learning to row with the aim of getting to selection in the near future. Stephen called and we were delighted to say come on down ! He joined the program in 2018 following this inquiry and we have been thrilled by his dedication and quick learning. His weekly training is impressive with him  on the water four times a week followed by  a minimum of two gym sessions. He’s moving well, learning quickly…
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Tuesday Meet-the-Rower: Matilda Slater-Phillips

Tuesday Meet-the-Rower: Matilda Slater-Phillips

Whoops! We missed our regular Monday meet-the-rower, so let us make it up to you with a Tuesday special.  Today we're introducing para-rower and DragonBoater Matilda Slater-Phillips, one of the program's rising stars powerful female rowers! (more…)
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Winter Racing Opportunities

Winter Racing Opportunities

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 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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