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Anyone who has followed Girl on the River’s exploits will have noticed something of a theme emerging – namely my consistent failure to win. Countless tearful posts have documented a series of near misses, race day disasters, dashed hopes and disappointments. Until today, that is. The lovely people at Rowperfect have established the Rowing Blogger […]

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It’s been a while since I’ve recommended any rowing blogs, but there’s a new kid on the block that I simply can’t ignore. Rowing Journal, the brain child of photographer Iain Weir, aka Shutteritch, is a truly democratic rowing blog, set up “to give you a platform to voice your opinions, experiences, observations or simply […]

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Spread the love

As it’s Valentine’s Day, I’m going to be inviting you to share the love a little today. No, not a mass, online love-in. No garage-forecourt-flowers, chocolates or teddies, either. Just a heart-felt plea to be a little kinder to your fellow athletes. I can’t help noticing that there’s the rivalry that naturally exists between different […]

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A month ago I told you that I was going to trial the Step Success Actiped+ pedometer. As I said then: Much more than just a pedometer, it forms part of an online fitness tracking programme. It comes with a memory stick to connect with your computer; you update your score by shaking the Actiped […]

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Even though I’ve been shockingly busy the last few weeks, it hasn’t stopped me trawling the net for the best rowing and sports blogs, and this week I’ve come up trumps. My hot favourite this week comes from the gorgeous Esther Lofgren, who is a member of the US women’s rowing squad. If that fact […]

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I’ve been in a fair few races where our prospects of winning have been thwarted by someone catching a crab. Now I know it’s only human to feel a bit, ahem, annoyed with the person who messes up, but this strikes me as a reaction too far: Now go back and watch it again, and […]

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It’s #FF blogtime

Although rowing legend Matthew Pinsent  declared this week that #FF stands for Friendly Follow rather than Follow Friday (and who am I to argue with the likes of him?), I shall continue with my three-week-old tradition of running a Friday blogspot. A last-minute recommendation has had me clicking on Carlos Dinares. Its raison d’etre is the promotion […]

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