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2014-06-19 04:20:17

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pacific Race and 4KNET have teamed up to document and capture the First Rowing Race on the Pacific Ocean which features 34 individuals from 10 countries around the world taking part as they race from California to Hawaii powered only by human power. The event is being filmed in Ultra High Definition (U-HD) otherwise known as "4K video" and is an ambitious technical achievement for the sport. TRAILER CAN BE VIEWED...

2014-06-16 16:22:29

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two nationally recognized coaching organizations have bestowed honors on LA84 President Anita L. DeFrantz for her decades of achievement and leadership in sport. DeFrantz, the captain of the 1976 Olympic bronze medal women's rowing team, was selected for induction into the Women's College Rowing Coaches Hall of Fame. She also received the Champion Award from the Alliance of Women Coaches for her dedication to cultivating the next generation...

2014-05-28 08:28:12

13 Crews Prepare for Epic Race to Row California to Hawaii on June 7, 2014 MONTEREY, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 13 Crews sit ready in Monterey Bay, California, for the start of one of the most grueling adventures on Planet Earth. This June 7 at 10am, an entirely human-powered rowing race (no sails, no motors) sets out from Monterey, California, to row across 2,400 miles of tempestuous ocean to Honolulu, Hawaii. Many of the crews are first-time ocean rowers, and several...

2014-03-20 04:21:48

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crews rowing across the Pacific in June select their race numbers for the Great Pacific Race With less than 3 months until the start of the first Great Pacific race, the 15 crews, representing 9 countries participating, have taken one step closer to the start line. Organisers of the race, New Ocean Wave, have given each crew the opportunity to choose their own race number and the reasons...

2014-02-28 08:25:29

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Victoria Nolan, a former Paralympic rower on Team Canada, launched her first book, an autobiography titled Beyond Vision, on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Nolan was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that causes slow, progressive loss of vision at the age of 18. Though her diagnosis devastated her, it also provided a lot of insight: it explained why she always felt a little uncomfortable in crowds, why she didn't like speaking in...

2014-02-14 16:24:23

Boston-based Partnership to Improve Coaching Education in the United States BRIGHTON, Mass., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The national governing body for rowing in the United States, USRowing, and the largest rowing club in the world, Community Rowing (CRI), today announced an exciting partnership to promote the Institute for Rowing Leadership (IRL) Fellowship Program at CRI. In its fourth year, the yearlong post-graduate level coaching education program develops leaders in...

2013-12-14 23:01:26

Professional Waterproof megaphones are now available at BlueOceanMegaphones.com, the leading retailer for commercial-grade marine megaphones for rowing teams, emergency crews, and law enforcement. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Professional Waterproof megaphones are now available at BlueOceanMegaphones.com, the leading retailer for commercial-grade marine megaphones for rowing teams, emergency crews, and law enforcement. Robert Smith, spokesman for BlueOceanMegaphones.com said:...

2013-11-02 23:01:45

Professional rowing marine megaphones are now available at BlueOceanMegaphones.com, the leading retailer for commercial-grade megaphones for rowing teams, emergency crews, and law enforcement announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Professional rowing marine megaphones are now available at BlueOceanMegaphones.com, the leading retailer for commercial-grade megaphones for rowing teams, emergency crews, and law enforcement announced. Robert Smith, spokesman for BlueOceanMegaphones.com...


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  • To talk saucily.
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