Great Quotes and Boats

“You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.”

– James Earl Carter, Jr., a.k.a. Jimmy Carter (1924-), politician, businessman, philanthropist, 39th president of the United States (1977 – 1981), Georgia State Senator (1963 – 1967), 76th governor of Georgia (1971 – 1975), awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (2002).

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2021

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”

– 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).

Election Day 2020

Make the most of the power you have, go out and vote!

“To build a winning crew, select the right athletes, place them in proper seats, and allow for the freedom to create. In other words, hire the right people for the right jobs and manage with a loose leash.”

– Craig Lambert, Rower, journalist and author, Mind Over Water: Lessons in the Art of Rowing.

Great Quotes and Boats

“To learn the quickness and spontaneity that characterizes good sculling, spend some time watching animals. From them you can learn the grace that comes from their economy of movement and their complete reliance on their senses.”

– Frank Cunningham, Rower, coach, teacher USRowing Hall of Fame member, USRowing Medal of Honor (2011), author of The Sculler at Ease (1992).

Great Quotes and Boats

Crew Life: Celebrating Strength Through Teamwork designed by Filipe Magalhaes.
RowYourBoat: A Rowing-Race in a Reduced Graphic Way designed by Samuel Roos, inspired by the European Rowing Championships.

“The rowing machine is like the Swiss Army knife of the gym. Its multiple purposes include low-impact workouts, high-intensity sprint intervals, low-intensity endurance development, full-body strength training, core training, heart health, and posture control.”

– Michelle Sosa, Rower, Hydrow athlete.

Great Quotes and Boats

“I train very hard, either rowing on the cross trainer or running. Not only do you feel tired afterwards but it relaxes you, it completely clears the head. But to sort things out I also like to walk.”

– Finbar Patrick McGuigan, a.k.a. Barry McGuigan, a.k.a. the Clone Cyclone, (February 28, 1961), MBE, Olympic and professional featherweight boxer and promoter.

Great Quotes and Boats

“Sport teaches character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose… Teaches you about life.”

– Billie Jean King (November 22, 1943), Gender equality advocate, social justice pioneer, professional tennis player, 39 Grand Slam titles (12 in singles, 16 in women’s doubles, 11 in mixed doubles).