Peggy Turpan decided it was finally time to think about herself, after raising her three sons and caring for her mother.
The Regina Rowing Club is one of Regina’s oldest clubs, with a rich history dating back 114 years ago.
Gwendolyn Foley graduated from Martinsville High School in 2020 and is going to be a sophomore at Indiana University this year. During her first year of college, she received an email from the novice coach with information for the Indiana University’s rowing team tryouts. Gwennie thought, “Why not give it a try.”
Fairfield rower Will LaMotta continues to compete despite numerous setbacks
TOKYO (AP) — The rowing at the Tokyo Olympic Games may be remembered more for the British and American dynasties that sunk rather than the boats that won. After so much success in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Britain leaves Tokyo with just two medals and its famed men’s four nearly […]
TOKYO (AP) — Australia’s Jessica Fox made Olympic history Thursday as the first gold medalist in women’s canoe slalom at the Tokyo Games. Fox made the last run of the final and crushed it, beating rival and silver medalist Mallory Franklin of Britain with a winning run of 105.04 seconds through the rapids of the […]
TOKYO (AP) — For more than a decade and across three Olympics, there was no greater force in women’s rowing than the American eight boat. Three consecutive Olympic gold medals. Eleven years undefeated at major international meets. But all dynasties eventually end. Once upon a time, East Germany dominated the event. Then it was the […]
TOKYO (AP) — Australia swept the men’s and women’s fours at the Tokyo Olympics, creating comparisons to the country’s once-dominant “Oarsome Foursome” — times two. Britain lost a race it dominated for 20 years as a steering problem nearly caused a crash with Italy. And a haul of four medals for the Netherlands eased the […]
TOKYO (AP) — American rower Gevvie Stone’s goal is to go back to Boston with a new medal to wear with her stethoscope: preferably an Olympic gold medal. Stone, who won a silver medal in single sculls at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, has delayed her career as a doctor in emergency room medicine […]
Sometime before she races across Tokyo Bay, American teenager Nevin Harrison will likely paddle her canoe to a quiet spot and have a good cry. Harrison’s pre-race tears are a pressure-valve release, meant to settle and refocus the 19-year-old before the start of a furious sprint of pain and muscle across 200 meters of water. […]