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Rowing

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Top Rowing Articles

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  • Jeanne Gang's boathouse stunning, says Tribune critic

     Jeanne Gang's boathouse stunning, says Tribune critic
    Few sights in sport are more stirring than eight rowers propelling a thin racing shell across the water. Legs drive forward. Arms pull backward. Oars carve through the water in perfect, V-shaped synchronization. It's visual poetry—and in some...
  • Central Florida athletes are headed to the Ivy League

    Central Florida athletes are headed to the Ivy League
    By stereotypical standards, the Orlando-area athletes about to head off to Ivy League schools do not exactly measure up to the label of being a "geek," the term generally aimed at members of society who might be studious or intelligent or just plain...
  • Rowing Regatta Highlights Hartford's Riverfront

    While cars inch and honk along I-84 in Hartford during the a.m. and p.m. hours, a different type of traffic hums beneath the Bulkeley Bridge. Only this kind is far more pleasant. For the past several weeks, hundreds of athletes from the Hartford area,...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'

    Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop. Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
  • Edgar Sheppard Gilchrist March 7, 1919 - September 15, 2013

    Edgar Sheppard Gilchrist  March 7, 1919 - September 15, 2013
    Edgar (Beanie) Gilchrist died peacefully at his home on Lido Isle, on Sunday September 15, one day after his 67th wedding anniversary, at the age of 94. His wife Pat and other family were at his side. Beanie was born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, in...
  • Chicago woman attacked on charity trip plans next journey

    Chicago woman attacked on charity trip plans next journey
    A young woman in a bright yellow, single-occupant rowboat scooted into the Chicago Yacht Club and docked her boat. Waiting for her were a throng of supporters as well as a pack of reporters. News cameras were aimed squarely on her as she walked to her...
  • Lofgren grateful, excited

    Lofgren grateful, excited
    EDITOR'S NOTE: Esther Lofgren, an Olympic gold medalist, offers her thoughts and gratitude in an email about recently earning a spot on the U.S. women's quadruple sculls crew at the 2013 Senior World Championships in Chungju, South Korea, starting Aug....
  • Bristol's Molly Graffam An Athlete And An Artist

    Bristol's Molly Graffam An Athlete And An Artist
    FAIRFIELD — Molly Graffam was doing a research project last summer at Fairfield University with one of her chemistry professors when she started doodling on the blackboard. The professor, Amanda Harper-Leatherman, knew Graffam was a bright...
  • Audiobooks worth a listen

    Audiobooks worth a listen
    Click on the book titles to listen to a sample of the audiobook discussed. "The Son" By Philipp Meyer, narrated by Will Patton, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Shepherd, Clifton Collins Jr., Harper Audio, 17 hours and 48 minutes, $49.99 Audiobooks were made for...
  • 'Boat' puts human face on 1930s sports history

    'Boat' puts human face on 1930s sports history
    Author Daniel James Brown's newest book, "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics," is more than a sports saga. It's the true story of nine University of Washington students who rowed crew in the...
  • Lafayette, Lehigh teams get academic nods

     
    With the academic progress reports in from the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years, many Patriot League school sports programs received glowing reports when the NCAA announced its Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) Public...