Great Quotes and Boats

“I spent months. I had never rowed before, and Martin is someone who has rowed his whole life. Without a doubt, that’s the hardest thing you can attempt to learn in a short period of time.  I got there in the end, and I got quite addicted to it and loved it. I actually kept it up while we were shooting, even when there was no need to. I just really enjoyed working with my coach. There are only a couple of brief moments in the film, but there was no way of faking it. There was absolutely no photo double way of shooting any of that stuff.  It was a pretty lucky thing to do, to go row on the Thames. It was beautiful.

– Eric Bana (1968- ), during an interview for Collider speaking about his Martin Rose character who rows in the film Closed Circuit.

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Great Quotes and Boats

“Not everyday that you are handed 5000 or so ‘rowing cards’ of yourself.”

-Alex Karowski (September 16, 1990 – ), Olympic Rower, World Rowing Championships Silver Medalist 2017.

Stotesbury Cup Moves to Jersey

The 92nd Stotesbury Cup Regatta traditionally held at the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia will be held May 18, 2018 through May 19, 2018 at Cooper River in New Jersey. The eleventh hour move is due to days of rainy weather causing the river to flow too fast in handling extra volume. For the safety of over 5,500 competitors, docks and more have been transported to the new location for the Regatta.

Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia hosts 962 entries from 196 clubs today at Cooper River.

For the latest information check Twitter HERE.

USRowing Northwest Youth Championships will be held May 18, 2018 through May 20, 2018 at Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Washington. USRowing hosts 764 entries from 31 clubs.

National Selection Regatta II/Spring Speed Order II continues today through May 20, 2018 at the Princeton National Rowing Association/Caspersen Rowing Center on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey. USRowing hosts 47 Elite entries from 20 clubs to the 1,900m event. Rainy weather and an area flood watch alert has been issued and will be effect until 6am Saturday, May 19, 2018.

For area weather check Accuweather HERE

For the latest information check Twitter HERE.

For the race schedule check HERE.

For race results check HERE.

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2018

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968). Humanitarian, Activist, Baptist Minister, Civil Rights Leader. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977) and the Congressional Gold Medal (2004).