Alex Gregory is a two-time Olympic rower from England. During racing season, he competes at the World Championships and at the Olympics, but he’s recently been rowing in the Arctic Ocean in an attempt to break a series of world records and raise money for charity.
Brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan won a silver medal in the lightweight double sculls rowing competition on Friday, and the Irish rowers seemed to be having the time of their lives enjoying post-victory life in Rio. We know this because of an interview they gave on RTÉ Sport:
At first glance, rowing seems to belong to the well-heeled and faintly evil. In House of Cards the Underwoods stoically row their way into the right fitness level for world domination. The Winklevosses, those large adult twins, rowed big boats at the real Harvard and at the thinly fictionalized Harvard of the The…
My problem with the gym has always been that I love cardio, but find it incredibly boring to do cardio in a room filled with other people doing cardio. Walking into a gym right after work alongside a rush of folks with the same idea isn’t very appealing in itself. Behold! A line of sweaty health drones best…
This weekend's Snowflake Regatta in Riverhead, New York, had to have the least competent group of rowers ever assembled in one place. Here's an attempted catalogue of all the damage:
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Over the weekend, the American team took bronze in the men's coxless four rowing event. But at the medal ceremony, you could be forgiven for ignoring the first- and second-place teams, and indeed three-fourths of the U.S. team. Instead, all eyes were on Henrik Rummel. (Rummel and his penis are second from left in the…
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German rower Nadja Drygalla has left the Olympic Village following a media firestorm in her home country about her boyfriend's ties to an extremist right-wing political party. (Drygalla is the third rower from the left seen above.)