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.

Row with the Pros: George Foley

Row with the Pros, a Row Ireland Zoom Erg event featuring personal trainer George Foley with expertise in nutrition, yoga and Pilates will be held Tuesday 6th April at 7pm.

European Olympic & Paralympic Qualification Regatta continues through April 7, 2021 in Varese, Italy hosted by Comune di Varese, Provincia di Varese, Federazione Italiana Canottaggio and Canottieri Varese.

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.