“Rowing. Should I or shouldn’t I? You decide.” This was the question I asked on Facebook exactly three years ago. Looking back, I’d forgotten how close I was to deciding against it. If my friends had pointed out that I was far too small (I had no idea you were supposed to be tall) or [...]
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Posted in Uncategorized on Oct 4th, 2011
It’s all very well having a lovely stroke, but however elegant your rowing you can totally, utterly ruin the effect when you get off the water if you’re attired in dodgy kit. Whatever anyone might try to tell you, what you wear on the river MATTERS. If you don’t believe me, just take a close [...]
There’s no excuse for it, really. Up and down the country, grown men and women are flaunting themselves in outfits that quite frankly ought to have a warning attached to them. Skintight, unforgiving, impossible to put on and take off without double joints and a lot of undignified wriggling, and most of all thoroughly unflattering, [...]