World Rowing announces new partner for Kafue River & Rowing Centre
The allure of two fours cutting through a sunrise caught the judges imagination in the Kafue River & Rowing Centre photo competition.
A group of hardy rowers have taken to New Zealand’s longest river for an endurance rowing event that aims to spread the message of the importance of clean waterways.
We are rowers. Water is our life. We row on it. We often splash it. We sometimes fall in it. We obsess over its state – flat, calm, wavy, rough. We sweat it. We shower in it. We drink it. We take pride in water, especially our own water. Send us a photo showing how water is part of your life, donate to the Kafue River and Rowing Centre and you will be in to win 500chf.
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) is proud to announce that Community Rowing Inc (CRI) will come on board as the Official Coaching Education Partner for Rowing for the Kafue River & Rowing Centre in Zambia. The Centre is a joint water research and rowing development initiative of World Rowing and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
The Adyar River flows out of Chembarambakkam Lake and through the southern Indian city of Chennai (or Madras). This intensively-used river is polluted.
The Kafue River & Rowing Centre project, a collaboration between the World Rowing community and WWF, the World Wide Fund for Nature, was established to take direct action on key global freshwater issues that threaten our planet.
Every year Indoor rowing machine makers, Concept2 put out a challenge for people to erg as much as possible between 26 November and 24 December. It is called the Concept2 Holiday Challenge and it is popular.
The connection that rowers have to water is undeniable. Former rower, turned rowing father, turned rowing photographer, Steve McArthur of New Zealand has taken it one step further and is researching ways to make rowing waterways cleaner.
The Asian Rowing Federation (ARF) and the World Wide Fund for Nature China (WWF China) signed a strategic alliance in Shanghai last week.
Marin Rowing Association near San Francisco, California, USA recently became the first facility of its kind in the United States to be run entirely off solar energy.
For the first time, a world class rowing event is giving in an organised and comprehensive way, the possibility for the participants to calculate the unavoidable travel emissions from their trip to and from the event.
Organisers of the 2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Varese, Italy put their best planning measures forward to reduce waste and maximise recycling.
Company employees from Central and South-eastern Europe came together recently to row at the BMW Clean Water Business & Diplomatic Regatta on Lake Bled in Bled, Slovenia.
At every event that hosts hundreds of athletes and thousands of spectators, one of the stark realities is waste management.
The relationship between sports organisations and the environment is continually progressing. National rowing federations and rowing clubs are undertaking significant efforts to strengthen this link as the recent IOC Sport and Environment Award for Africa going to the Kenya Rowing and Canoe Association points out.
Does your club have an environmental policy? Have your recently taken steps to ensure the water you row on stays clean?
What does clean water mean to your club? Tell us YOUR story and your club could be featured on WorldRowing.com!