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2017 SIRR Schedule Update

Due to an unexpected configuration of entries, the race schedule will take longer than anticipated to prepare.  It should be published in the “Useful Documents” section of the SIRR website on Saturday...

A Million Metres World Record Attempt!

Michelle Lee, 44, from Bella Vista in North West Sydney, is a woman on a mission! A million metre mission…. Michelle is attempting to break the current indoor rowing World Record, to be the fastest woman to row 1 million metres. Michelle sees the record, currently...

Riggers – Springwood State High School help!

As many readers will be aware, Rowing Australia has been running pilot programs across the country for Riggers, an initiative we have worked on as part of the AIS Sporting Schools Program. One of the schools that has been involved in the pilot program is Springwood...

Important Entries Update!

Rowing Australia has adjusted the date and time of the close of entries for SIRR. Entries will now close on Thursday 16 March at 23.59pm and the withdrawal without penalty period will be extended until Sunday 19 March at 23.59pm. The extension to the close of entries...

What fuel really makes the boat go faster?

Risks and benefits of supplements with Bronwen Lundy The first of our Breakfast Briefings at the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta will be presented by Australian Rowing Team Lead Nutritionist, Bronwen Lundy. Bronwen will be talking about the risks and...

2017 World Games Nominations – Indoor Rowing

The 2017 World Games will be conducted from 26-30 July in Wroclaw, Poland, and Indoor Rowing events will be offered as part of the programme for that event, which is targeted at elite athletes. In accordance with the qualification rules for the event, RA may nominate...

Hancock Prospecting milestone at Roy Hill

Rowing Australia would like to congratulate our Principal Partners, Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd and the Georgina Hope Foundation, on Roy Hill’s recent milestones. Roy Hill celebrated their 1000th Roy Hill train delivery to Port Hedland, and in addition, Roy Hill will...