Memorial Paolo D’Aloja 2021

In Italy, the XXXV Memorial Paola D’Aloja International Regatta will be held April 16, 2021 through April 18, 2021 at the Italian National Rowing Center on Lago di Piediluco in Terni. FISA and the Italian Rowing Federation host the 2000m event for Senior, Lightweight, Under 23, Junior and Para-rowing entries.

Memorial Paolo D’Aloja Regatta is usually held annually to honor former Italian Rowing Federation President of the 1970s and 1980s, Paolo D’Aloja but was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lago di Piediluco, located between the Province of Terni, Umbria and the Province of Rieti, Lazio offers ideal calm wind and water conditions for racing.

Olympic/Paralympic Team Trials II continue through April 16, 2021 at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey. USRowing hosts 27 (W2x, M2-, M4x, PR1 M1x, PR1 W1x, PR2 Mixed 2x) entries from 19 clubs.

Row with the Pros, a Row Ireland Zoom Erg event featuring Olympian Claire Lambe will be held Thursday, 16 April 2021 at 4pm.

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

“The key is to plant your heels for the drive phase. This will be a fast turn around at the catch and something that must be practiced for optimal power through the drive.”

Krista Guloien-Temple (born March 20, 1980), Rower, Olympic Silver Medalist 2012, World Championships Silver Medalist 2011, author of Beyond the Finish Line: What Happens When Endorphins Fade (2016).

Meltdowns and Cancellations

The 7th Annual Mohawk Meltdown planned to be held March 14, 2020 indoor at Niskayuna High School Main Gym in Niskayuna, New York has been cancelled by Niskayuna Rowing.

Shamrock Invite planned to be held March 14, 2020 through March 15, 2020 in Redwood Shores, California has been cancelled by Redwood Scullers.

In British Rowing, Kingston Head planned to be held Saturday, 14 March 2020 in the Thames Upriver region Has been cancelled by Kingston Rowing Club.

Session Coach Course, Llandaff will be held Saturday, 14 March 2020 in the Wales region hosted by Llandaff Rowing Club and NGB.

Club Coach – Sliding Seat – Norwich and Sudbury will be held Saturday, 14 March 2020 in the region Eastern hosted by Sudbury Rowing Club and NGB.

In World Rowing, Heineken Roeivierkamp planned to be held March 14, 2020 through March 15, 2020 at Nereus Rowing Club on the River Amstel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands has been cancelled by Heineken Roeivierkamp Organising Committee.