Tag Archives: rowing

I’m back – what’d I miss?

My hand is out of a splint after three weeks, though my typing speed is still diminished by a bit of tape on my two still-aching fingers. I may need to put my goalkeeping career on hold for a while. … Continue reading →...

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Monday Myriad, June 23: World Cup comeback

Best and worst from myriad sports this week: BEST COMEBACK Oh, the headline? No, not that World Cup. The rowing World Cup (one of several for the year) in France. But the race deserves the clickbait-and-switch. U.S. women’s eight were written...

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Woly Award: U.S. women’s eights

If you’re looking for dominant U.S. squads, you have to consider the women’s eights, the marquee event in rowing. The USA won gold in 2008 and 2012. But most of that team has moved on. Only Caroline Lind, a rower/debutante, … Conti...

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2012 medal projection update: Rowing

Oh my, I love this: Official Olympic rowing preview. Bless you. The previous picks were done before last year’s World Championships, so we’ll have some revisions. So turn backwards in your seat. Away we go …...

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2012 rowing: More medals for sitting British athletes

If Mitch Hedberg had made observations about rowing rather than NASCAR, I think he would’ve asked this question: Why do all these folks have to go backwards? The World Championships are annual, even in Olympic years. The 2010 event was …...

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