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Category: Rowing

Emma Twigg named New Zealand Elite Female Single Scull for 2019 international season

Emma Twigg being interview after winning single scull at the New Zealand trials. (Photo courtesy of NZOlympics.) After the 2016 Rio Olympics, Emma Twigg was finished with competitive rowing. She finished a heart-breaking fourth in the single scull event by less than a second. She had to stand to the side as her competitors mounted […]

World Rowing Coastal Championships a success in British Columbia

Coastal rowing is the badass, adventure cousin of flat-water Olympic style rowing, where athletes stay in lanes and use very skinny, lightweight boats. In coastal rowing, races are done on the rough water of open ocean, in more sturdy, wider boats and are usually four to six kilometers long. The race course goes out and […]

Filmer and Janssens win gold in Women’s Pair at World Championships

The Canadian women put together two gutsy, gritty performances to take home the sole podium fulfillments from this year’s World Rowing Championships. Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens took a hard-earned gold in the Women’s Pair early in the competition, and the Women’s Eight wrapped up silver on the final day of competition. The regatta ran […]