Wednesday Wonder – Glen Farrawell

Wednesday Wonder – Glen Farrawell

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Celebrating An Amazing 40 Years of Service, Integrity, Courage and Mateship. I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking. And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.” The Chief                           [caption id="attachment_1018" align="alignnone" width="225"] Chief Glen[/caption] We celebrate our rowers actions both on the course and events in their personal lives but behind each rower and the squad are amazing people. Some are world renowned musicians, others are leaders in the fields of management, education, medicine, sport or service.…
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Wednesday words of Wisdom – Racing on an even playing field

Wednesday words of Wisdom – Racing on an even playing field

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We asked ourselves when we first started the program why it is that PR2 and PR1 para athletes are seemingly discriminated against by being made to row heavy wide hulled boats that lack the ability to run, that provide no moment where the skill and technique of that rower is given the opportunity to shine at competition. We investigated what was behind the heavy hulls. Was it a terrible accident that occurred during training or competition where a PR2 or PR1 para rower was further injured or was it that the thinner lighter hulled boats caused more physical discomfort. We found no such thing, in fact we found the complete opposite. Peter Taylor, an AS or the new PR1 Australian para athlete flew down the course in a standard single…
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