| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The last time Jenn Gibbons circled Lake Michigan, she rowed by herself and survived an attempted sexual assault. This time, she won’t be alone.
The 29-year-old Logan Square resident will set off on a 1,000-mile charity bike ride with 30 riders...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Men and women donning fashionable suits and dresses chat over hors d'oeuvres under an enclosure at Pottawatomie Park, as rowing sculls cruise by in the Fox River in St. Charles.
It's a scene the west suburb isn't accustomed to, but it's one the city...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Let's face it: Chicagoans have a limited time to enjoy the great outdoors.
So they're ditching the gym and taking their workout, well, outside.
While the lakefront trail can get crowded, fitness buffs are diving into the growing number of outdoor...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
An Indiana University student was among those killed in the Malaysia Airlines jet crash Thursday, university officials announced.
Karlijn Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in chemistry at the university and an avid rower who once competed on the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:51 PM
AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier.
An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
AIDS activists, researchers and caregivers often gather to learn from each other, swap notes and look ahead at how to fight one of the greatest public health challenges of their lives. This year, the 20th International AIDS conference is being held in...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Fighting the rush-hour commutes six days a week from La Cañada Flintridge to Long Beach might leave most motorists irritated. Not so for Jared Arat.
When stuck in a traffic jam on a freeway on his way to practice with his youth rowing team, Arat had...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
There was cardio, and there was strength. In the gym, the two have long been separate entities, in separate sections, often with separate audiences. If you wanted both, you hit the weights first and then jumped into an aerobics or spinning class, or...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Seven rowers from Back Bay high schools helped the Newport Aquatic Center finish second in the lightweight eight final at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships completed June 15 at Lake Natoma near Sacramento.
Newport Harbor students Jake Sliker,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Diane Graham-Henry worked for years as a photographer. But her passion, and lifestyle, has focused on fitness. The pleasure she derives from racewalking — as well as kayaking, rowing and cycling — is balanced by the satisfaction she gets...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:28 PM
In almost every high school sport, Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor meet at least once a year. The schools call the athletic event — whether it takes place on a field, track, court, course, or pool — the Battle of the Bay.