Royal Henley Rowing Regatta

22 Jun 19
Hear The Boat Sing

22 June 2019 On Monday, 1 July, Andrew Guerin, who is an Australian rowing historian and author of the Australian Rowing History website, and Bruce Coe, who is an Australian sports historian with special interests in the Olympic Games, sport and war, and author of the book Pulling Through: The Story of the King’s Cup, […]

20 Jun 19
MoniqSales

In 1915, a short film Rowing article expected that "The overcoat dress has a secured future." You don't have to tell Kate Middleton. More than a hundred years later, the garment – a medium-length dress with fabric, buttons and an overcoat of an overcoat – has become an essential item. Outside, the dress of the […]

12 Jun 19
4BC
A team of Australian Defence Force personnel will fight to defend a 100-year-old rowing title at the Henley Royal Regatta later this year. The King’s Cup, which began as a special post-war race contested by Allied crews in 1919, is celebrating its centenary this year. The original cup was won by the Australian Imperial Force and, for the first time since, the race is returning to the River Thames. This year’s team, a mixed-gender crew, are keen to defend the historic title on July 3. Team member Lieutenant Colonel Liz Stephens tells Alan Jones the selection process was extremely rigorous. “We had to prove that we had some ergo scores, indoor rowing scores, that met certain criteria… we had to send in video footage!” she laughs. “What?” says Alan. “I don’t think they’re planning to win, are they?!” Click PLAY below to hear the full interview  
12 Jun 19
2GB
A team of Australian Defence Force personnel will fight to defend a 100-year-old rowing title at the Henley Royal Regatta later this year. The King’s Cup, which began as a special post-war race contested by Allied crews in 1919, is celebrating its centenary this year. The original cup was won by the Australian Imperial Force and, for the first time since, the race is returning to the River Thames. This year’s team, a mixed-gender crew, are keen to defend the historic title on July 3. Team member Lieutenant Colonel Liz Stephens tells Alan Jones the selection process was extremely rigorous. “We had to prove that we had some ergo scores, indoor rowing scores, that met certain criteria… we had to send in video footage!” she laughs. “What?” says Alan. “I don’t think they’re planning to win, are they?!” Click PLAY below to hear the full interview  
09 Jun 19
The Thames Valley Traction Engine Club

  Monday night’s meeting (10th June) at the Angel Wollhampton will just be Noggin and Natter, as we will be visiting the Premesis of the Umpire Steam Launch “Consuta” on Sat 15th June at 1pm. Consuta was built 120 years ago to carry rowing umpires at the Henley Royal Regatta. Her revolutionary design made her […]

09 Jun 19
Traveltoursguide

It is the heart of the Aussie heart. Yes, because the city of Alice Springs represents the virtual center of a vast desert but above all of the southern continent . A physical, obvious place, but also an ideal icon, the symbol of the Australian pioneering spirit, the small relay forgotten on the telegraph line […]

31 May 19
R2R Ready to Row

 IRA National Championship, a.k.a. the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship will be held May 31, 2019 through June 2, 2019 at Lake Natoma in Gold River, California. Intercollegiate Rowing Association hosts 134 entries from 36 clubs. In Canada, CSSRA Championship, a.k.a., the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Championship will be held May 31, 2019 […]