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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...
Solstice week on the water and R2AK updates

...lit their bonfires at beaches all over Southeast on June 21. Rowing sculls glide "v" wakes under the bridge in early mornings...sailboat with no transom (you have to see it) and exercise rowing machine sliding seats. 4) Team Boatyard Boys: two young guys...
Race to Alaska names a winner

...knots and zero. One day, while winds laid sail boats over to the rails in Johnstone Strait, sail boats further back were rowing with no wind at all.Respect to Team Soggy Beavers, in the six-man Canadian outrigger canoe, who paddled into serious wind...
Quirky Inside Passage boat race has a rule: No motors

...named the National Geographic Adventurer of the year in 2008 for his human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth. He'll be rowing his way north in a specially designed boat. Brothers Nels and Lars Strandberg are skipping the sails and will be paddling their...
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...


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