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Five Good Reads: Michelle Hale

...Alaska. In fact, when I read his "The Sea Runners," a historical novel about indentured servants escaping Russian Sitka by rowing from Sitka to Oregon, I was keenly disappointed. This place, Southeast Alaska, I know like the back of my hand (another...
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

...That came after the AP released a five-month independent study showing high levels of viruses at Olympic venues for sailing, rowing, canoeing, triathlon and open-water swimming. About 1,400 athletes will compete in the hazardous waters.The FINA letter...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 3

1852 - The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H., where Harvard beats Yale by four lengths on the 2-mile course.1949 - The National...
Rowing draws Alaskans of all ages

ANCHORAGE - In Alaska rowing, the legendary six degrees of separation...incredible leader of that 1984 team." Rowing is the odd Alaska sport that measures...hill." There's little heritage of rowing in Alaska, no proving ground for high...
Juneau Rowing Club hosts open house at Aurora Harbor

JUNEAU - The Juneau Rowing Club will host an open house at 11 a.m. at the Juneau Rowing Club Floats at the north end of Aurora Harbor. Locals will have an opportunity to meet members of the club and learn how to row during the event which runs...
Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships - a trial run for next summer's...reported some illnesses, according to World Rowing, the sport's governing body, but those...Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, where the rowing competition took place.U.S. coach...
Rediscovering rowing

...rowed in last year's inaugural Juneau Rowing Club Regatta, he'd been away from the...Maas 24 that's considered the fastest rowing scull in town - and began rediscovering...Bibb held a small lead over Juneau Rowing Club president Matt Kirchhoff, a former...
Donohoe puts her back into college rowing

...somewhere in that time she found a liking for rowing a boat. Or rather a shell."My mom...and responsible for starting a women's rowing program there. "I thought it would the college level, so they pick up rowing. Rowing fosters new athletes. It is...
Rowing club to host first regatta

For more than two years, the Juneau Rowing Club has worked to connect local scullers...the Juneau Yacht Club. All entrants are rowing in single sculls. The final - featuring...same course starting at 5 p.m. Juneau Rowing Club president Matt Kirchhoff said the...
For rowing club leader, sport more than competition

Rowing shells flew across the surface of the Gastineau...Challenge regatta, the main event of the Juneau Rowing Club. Led by President Matt Kirchhoff...We have a shared, common interest in rowing," Kirchhoff said. "Some want a workout...


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