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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka



Rowing Council

Council Chairs: Richard Butler

Creator: Educator and Rower

Purpose To connect individuals and groups who currently participate or are interested in crew/rowing.

To share "best practices," especially as they relate to efforts to provide access to groups traditionally underrepresented in the sport.

For anyone interested in information, tips, resources, questions, and/or curiosity within the world of rowing. Visit: http://www.usrowing.org/ 

Members: 14
Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2014

Discussion Forum

Going to "Head of the Ohio" in Pittsburgh, PA on Oct. 1?

Started by Faheemah Sep 16, 2011. 0 Replies

Hi friends,Are you racing/attending "Head of the Ohio" (http://www.headoftheohio.org/) in Pittsburgh, PA on October 1?  If so, it would be great to meet…Continue

Hosting a Learn to Row Day (6/4) event? Please post tips here!

Started by Faheemah. Last reply by Lydia Boddie-Rice May 31, 2011. 1 Reply

As many of you know, National Learn to Row Day is right around the corner. This would be a wonderful time to share your organization's NLTR day…Continue

"Best Practices" for swim and water safety tests

Started by Faheemah May 4, 2011. 0 Replies

Jayson asked me about the swim test I completed a few days ago for my rowing club; this sparked my curiosity about what other aquatics clubs use to determine whether individuals are prepared to…Continue

Injured from another activity and looking for an alternative to swimming? Try rowing!

Started by Faheemah May 3, 2011. 0 Replies

Like swimming, rowing is an amazing full-body exercise that can be practiced long after the body can no longer withstand the impact of other sports. Check out this article about an award-winning…Continue

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Comment by Faheemah on September 29, 2011 at 11:44pm
I wish! My club only got a spot for the men's 8+ (and I'm not 30 yet so I wouldn't be able to row anyway :-( ). I'd love to go as a spectator but the time and $ are a bit much...Best wishes if you're going!!!
Comment by amjones on September 28, 2011 at 8:45am
Anyone heading to the Head of the Charles?

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