The Row to Rio is a long one. Before rowers get to the starting line in Brazil, they must first earn the top spot at home. 68 determined crews competed last month for a chance to represent the red, white, and blue this summer.
Watch the racing this Sunday! NBC will air its coverage of the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Trials at 5pm ET, both on TV and via live stream.
SARASOTA — Nearly a dozen children gathered around Liston Bochette and Angese Ozolina Butler inside the Gillespie Park Reading Room for a preview of what some of the coming month will bring for fans of the Olympics in Sarasota and Bradenton.
The former Olympians talked to them about the history of the Games and sports’ place in culture.
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SARASOTA – Ellen Tomek and Meghan O’Leary embraced as soon as their racing shell reached a dock at Nathan Benderson Park and the double sculls crew walked toward a cheering crowd on the shoreline.
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Video coverage from Good Day Tampa Bay of the Olympic trials in Sarasota, Florida.
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World Rowing Championship 2017 Local Organizing Committee and FISA are proud to announce the 2015 FISA Coaches Conference is coming to Sarasota-Bradenton 19-22, November 2015.
For more information, visit 2015FISACoachesConference.com.