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Tim Hosea Memorial Golf Outing, presented by One Equity Partners and The Jordan Company

Tim Hosea Memorial Golf Outing, presented by One Equity Partners and The Jordan Company

September 09, 2020

The Tim Hosea Memorial Golf Outing is around the corner! We encourage you to help us support the USRowing National Team. Get your golf friends together for a four-some or come yourself and be matched up with others. This event usually sells out, so register today. We look forward to a great day and an opportunity to support USA athletes!

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Atlantic Antics: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Atlantic Antics: Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

August 26, 2020

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. 

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2020 USRowing Masters Virtual Summer Training Camp

2020 USRowing Masters Virtual Summer Training Camp

August 19, 2020

Participate in USRowing Masters Virtual Summer Training Camp! This is a great opportunity to improve your rowing and training. The camp includes a 3-week training program from Marlene Royal, a 12-week strength and conditioning program from Will Ruth, and tailored presentations for masters rowers from experts like Volker Nolte, Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Shoop, Blake Gourley, Jow DeLeo, and more! 

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Come Together to Fight Multiple Myeloma

Come Together to Fight Multiple Myeloma

August 19, 2020

Team JL Ambassador, Alexander Hicks, reached out to us for help getting the word out about his former high school rowing coach, Steve Bocchino's, father who is battling Multiple Myeloma. Coach Steve is doing an hour of erging to raise funds, as well as, started a Go Fund Me page to help with his family's medical expenses. We encourage our rowing community to consider donating to help out one of our own! 

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George Pocock Rowing Foundation launches a A Most Beautiful Thing Inclusion Fund

George Pocock Rowing Foundation launches a A Most Beautiful Thing Inclusion Fund

August 05, 2020

The George Pocock Rowing Foundation (GPRF) announced a new fund to promote accessibility and inclusion at rowing programs across the United States. A Most Beautiful Thing Inclusion Fund aims to raise at least $1 million this year (and at least $3 million over three years) to get more kids on the water, fund education, scholarship, and mentorship programs focused on non-traditional rowing communities and communities of color where youth face barriers to participation in the sport.

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Row for the Cure Mask & Gaiter Store

Row for the Cure Mask & Gaiter Store

August 05, 2020

20% of all net sales from this pre-order store will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation on behalf of the Row for the Cure organization. Rowers are the perfect bunch to support our community as we battle to win the fight against breast cancer. Ultimately, that is why we come together each year. Not only as competitors but as a rowing community. One goal: to kick cancer, together! 

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Take 2 to Tokyo Summer Challenge

Take 2 to Tokyo Summer Challenge

July 28, 2020

Since 1966, the National Rowing Foundation (NRF) has provided important funding to USRowing for the US National Team, ensuring that our athletes have the resources that they need to get them to the medal podium. For the next 14 days, the NRF invites you to be part of their "Take 2 to Tokyo" summer challenge. They'll be sharing athlete stories, videos, workout playlists, and more as we work towards a goal of raising $50,000 for the US Team by August 7. 

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All-Star Rowing Webinar

All-Star Rowing Webinar

July 06, 2020

Esha Bhattacharya is a coxswain from the US and will be coxing for Yale Women's Crew in the fall. Bhattacharya is hosting an All-Star Rowing Webinar that will feature 16 amazing panelists, including both US Olympic rowing coaches and many Olympians. They will talk about the importance of diversity in rowing, the ways that viewers can promote inclusivity within their own teams, and their own keys to rowing success. All proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. 

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A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper // Coming June 30th from Flatiron Books

A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper // Coming June 30th from Flatiron Books

June 16, 2020 1 Comment

A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper is the moving true story of a group of young men growing up on Chicago’s Westside who form the first all African American school rowing team in the nation, and in doing so not only transform a sport but their lives. PRE ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY! 

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#ErgforEquality

#ErgforEquality

June 08, 2020

Riverside Boat Club Men’s Sweep Team (Stripes) and Potomac Boat Club Men’s Sweep Team (Stars) are usually rivals on the river. They have been asking themselves what we, as a rowing community, can do to make a difference in the fight against racism and injustice. These teams are banding together, in partnership with DeMatha Catholic High School Crew Team, to raise money for groups that are actively fighting for equality, justice, and systemic reform. #ErgforEquality 

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The Electronic Rowing Games

The Electronic Rowing Games

May 26, 2020

The Electronic Rowing Games aim to raise money for charity and also give athletes from all across the world, a chance to compete in the biggest virtual regatta ever. 

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Rowing In Color Podcast with Maurice Scott, Jr.: On Diversifying Rowing and Being a Kid from Philly Who Never Gave Up

Rowing In Color Podcast with Maurice Scott, Jr.: On Diversifying Rowing and Being a Kid from Philly Who Never Gave Up

May 18, 2020

Team JL ambassador Maurice Scott, Jr. was born and raised in Philadelphia and grew up seeing boats on the Schuykill River. As someone whose path led him to rowing, he has worked to give back to the sport by coaching at Philadelphia City Rowing and Row New York. Additionally, he brings visibility to people of color within the sport through his story, his performance as an athlete, as well as his role as a JL ambassador. 

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