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  • Choose! your activity

    BIKING, REGIONAL EVENTS BikeWalk Virginia. Formerly known as Bicycling Education Association, it sponsors Bike Virginia in June. BikeWalk Virginia, sponsors the Tour de Chesapeake, held in Mathews, from May 15 to 17. Nonprofit group that promotes ease...
  • Mesa Musings: Sail away with his lectures

    Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant? Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!" Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
  • The Harbor Report: Many festivities to be enjoyed

    The Harbor Report: Many festivities to be enjoyed
    There is a lot going on around the harbor this week, so let's jump aboard the "Showboat" and take a harbor cruise. Everyone, please remember to stay seated and keep your hands in the boat, and if you remember the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, the...
  • The Peninsula offers opportunities for biking, fishing and more

    BIKING/CYCLING The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Darling, NAC fare well

    Jamie Darling figured rowing was in her plans. Mom and dad rowed in college and her sister rows. When Darling began the fall season with the Newport Aquatic Center, she started as a novice. Family encouraged her to stick with the sport until she...
  • 2008 Citizen of the Year: Ward Scull

    Ward Scull's interest in payday loans started as an effort to help a single Virginian. But it grew into a statewide coalition that campaigns to protect all Virginians from predatory lending. And it has earned him recognition as the Daily Press Citizen of...
  • Katie Spotz, 22, is attempting to become the youngest person to complete solo row across the Atlantic Ocean

     
    Katie Spotz has been rowing for 37 straight days. Not on a rowing machine in air-conditioned comfort, but across a large expanse of sea since mid-December. Spotz, 22, is attempting to row 2,500 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, from Senegal......
  • Katie Spotz, 22, past the halfway mark in her Atlantic Ocean solo row attempt

     
    On Tuesday, Katie Spotz, 22, reached the halfway point of her 2,500-mile quest to become the youngest person to solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. Now 40 days without seeing another person, the Mentor, Ohio, resident continues to keep a......
  • Solo rower Katie Spotz, 22, alters course, adding extra miles and days to her transatlantic attempt

     
    Katie Spotz, 22, is nearing the completion of her record-breaking attempt to become the youngest person to solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. She was on track to make land this week but just had a change in course and......
  • Training guilt: Am I being selfish for saying, “I can’t; I have to train”?

     
    With eyes on placing well in an international regatta later this year, training for me and my rowing teammates has really ramped up. I’m working out five days a week, which should really be six. And the coach still doesn’t think that’s eno...
  • Rowing teams come away with medals

     
    The Marina Aquatic Center junior rowing team won three medals at the U.S. Rowing national championships this past weekend at Lake Harsha in Cincinnati. The men's lightweight eight and the women's four each won gold medals. Long Beach Junior Crew......