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An early morning rower passes old pilings at Sandy Beach on Tuesday. Wednesday's forecast calls for overcast skies with tempertures in the mid-50s.
CCFR: Good Samaritans rescue rower at Aurora Harbor

A local rower was rescued at Aurora Harbor after he bumped his head and fell into the water earlier this week, according to the chief of the...
Peter McKay

...out of camp and left you out there alone in the wilderness. "And that handshake! What the hell was that about? It was a rower's grip. It could make you cry," he added laughing. Adventures-miserable, ill-fated, thrilling, and exciting-that's...
79 days on water

...The boat Callahan used is a traditionally built lapstrake sailing dory, also known as a surf dory. Though it's not a fast rower or a fast sailor, he said it does both very well and suited his needs perfectly. Its small size was an advantage when he was...
Woman becomes first to row solo from Japan to Alaska

...the Atlantic Ocean to the United Kingdom.Outen's first attempt at the crossing ended in 2012 when she and another ocean rower had to be rescued near Japan after their boats were badly damaged in a tropical storm.Before that, Outen became the youngest...
Wit and wisdom on the water

Part philosopher, part physiologist and all rower, coach and author Frank Cunningham has been on the forefront...The book serves as a primer to the sport. The venerable rower currently coaches at the Lake Washington Rowing Club in Seattle...
Woman rowing 800 miles from Ketchikan for troubled kids

Dale McKinnon is a rower with a cause. The 58-year-old woman pulled out of Ketchikan early...those items is a solar-powered electric bilge pump recommended by rower Gary Lundgren, who visited Ketchikan last summer with his dog, Elvis...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Dietrick rowed in the six seat (sixth rower from the bow) for OSU's varsity a racing shell is built so that the rower's feet are tied into the bottom. The...itself is built into a metal slider, so the rower ends up using his or her legs for most...
Alaska rower feels right at Home - Depot

Stacey Borgman was hauling a 40-pound bag of black mulch from a shelf in the expansive outdoor garden department at Home Depot. Across the plant-filled greenhouse, Bryan Volpenhein was on a short ladder wrestling with a fish pond.
Rowing draws Alaskans of all ages

...degrees should cover it. Longtime Anchorage rower Marietta "Ed" Hall grew up idolizing Olympic rower Kris Thorsness, the former West High athlete...Nugget Regatta, is a former national team rower. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, she...


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