Women's History Month: 24 Hour Indoor Row
In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day (March 8th), we sat down with Team JL Ambassador, Rachel Smillie to ask her what she is doing to celebrate women in sport. Her answer? A Guinness World Record attempt on the indoor rowing machine to travel the furthest distance by a female team in 24 hours. Keep reading to learn about the details of a row like this, why she is taking on this challenge, and what Rachel hopes to accomplish by taking part in a 24 hour row
Team JL Ambassador Training To Row Across The Atlantic
On this National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we join in on recognizing student-athletes, champion athletes, coaches, administrators and lawmakers committed to providing equitable access to sports for all girls and women. We would like to highlight one of our Team JL ambassadors, Rachel Smillie, who is currently training to rowing across the Atlantic Ocean with two other women.
Atlantic Antics: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Fastest and youngest female trio: Flo, Hannah, & Georgie are rowing across the Atlantic! The women are participating in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, covering 3000 miles of open ocean at two-hour shifts around the clock rowing. Between the two islands, the women will be tested as a crew to the limits of their physical and mental capabilities as they push to be the youngest and fastest three women to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean.