For many rowing clubs out there, competition and winning is the main goal, but rowing is just as much about fun as it is winning. Many people join clubs to enjoy themselves, meet new people, participate in the club atmosphere and enjoy the thrill of competition at their own level. And the truth is many of these people end up giving up their time to volunteer at these clubs. Sadly too many sports now are focusing only on ideal body shape
Recently, Douglas Lumsden, owner and founder of SSRS, caught up with Jeff Peterson of Peterson Architects and asked him a few questions about designing boat houses. Douglas: You design boat houses can you name some of them? JP: I've been at this for 23 years now, and it has been over 10 years since starting Peterson Architects. Our main focus is designing facilities for rowing; not just boathouses, but anything related to the sport. I believe we are the only firm with this specific focus. Being a specialist,
Space Saver Rowing systems donated a Scull oar bracket to be auctioined off during the Melbourne Mercantile Rowing Club's fund raising event. The event was on the - 5th February 2011 http://www.rowingvictoria.asn.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=404:help-the-australian-rowing-communitiy-during-the-floods&catid=58:whats-new What can you do to assist.
We all know that the better prepared we are the better we will perform. The question is, how far can we take that theory? All the crews in a shed work hard to achieve their on-water goals, and clubs provide the resources to do that. The aim should be to develop momentum throughout the season, building to the championship regatta. There are a few things which can put a stop to a crew's momentum. Injuries and illness are sometimes unavoidable. The most