SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FL— The World Rowing Federation’s inspection team recently travelled from the head office in Lausanne, Switzerland to Sarasota-Bradenton, USA, for meetings with the 2017 World Rowing Championships Host Committee.
CAMBRIDGE, MA— For the 52nd year, tens of thousands of spectators flocked to Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts this past weekend for the Head of the Charles Regatta. Among the spectators, a small army from the 2017 World Rowing Championships.
The Sarasota-Bradenton area is entering an extended period that typically brings some of the most pleasant weather conditions to be found anywhere in the country this time of year.
According to World Rowing, Amanda Polk is one of the world’s top performing rowers. Among women, she’s currently ranked 9th internationally and for good reason.
This summer in Rio, the 30-year old Pittsburgh native won her first Olympic gold medal with the dominant United States women’s eight team.
SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FL—It’s pretty hard to miss. Drivers, joggers and bicyclists have quickly noticed a new, towering sculpture facing Cattlemen Road at Nathan Benderson Park. It’s called “Vortex,” and it was unveiled last Friday at the One Year Kick-off for the 2017 World Rowing Championships.