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NEW YORK (AP) - An American rower who set out to cross the Atlantic Ocean in honor of his brother reached the Caribbean island of Saint Martin.A spokeswoman for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-06-28
Around the District

...tall paintings. Thanks to these ladies and the Jones' family who donated bases, we will be able to learn about artist Holton Rower and create our own tall paintings this December. You go, Pre-Ks. Please display your artwork outside the classroom again...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-08/school-briefs
News
Around the District

...Micah Hilbish finished 8th at the Region cross country meet and will be representing Skyview at State. Roz Savag, famous ocean rower, volunteered to meet with Marine Biology and other students from London over Skype Sept. 30 to talk about environmental sustainability...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-10-06-0
Schools
Woman completes solo row from Japan to Alaska

...kayak-and-bike expedition from London to Japan. Her first attempt at this year's phase 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 Outen's "London2London"project...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-26/woman-completes-solo-row-from-ja
Outdoors
Locals gather to celebrate salmon

...Johnson said. "Keeping the bow into the waves when the surf is up is difficult for an experienced rower. Jeff wasn't an experienced rower and while Steve was still yo-yoing the rip cord, the skiff turned sideways to the surf. At that angle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-08/locals-gather-to-celebrate-salmon
News
Rowing under the Midnight Sun

...motoring away from shore to run the one rower on the lake through a series of drills...coax out of them. It's not easy. Each rower, while trying to match strokes with one...touching, before dipping back in as the rower powers through to propel the boat. Mazgajski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-06-15/rowing-under-the-midnight-sun
Outdoors
Row, row, row your Maki and Mahina boats

...9-foot long oars. A removable rowing frame bolts into blocks in the cockpit. The rower sits on a sliding seat, with feet resting on blocks. Unlike a kayak, the rower faces backward, but that gives the Amerow a huge advantage. Rather than paddle...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051311/out_828713700.shtml
Outdoors
Row. Row. Row.

...Chay, right. Photo by M. Scott Moon In sweep rowing, each rower has one oar of about 12 feet in length on one side of the boat...rowing, teams are made up of eight, four, two and even one rower. The boat is called a sweep boat or shell. Sculling boats...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070807/people_3021.shtml
People
Sports Briefs

...Crewsers were third with 62 points. Also at the regatta was the Cordova Rowing Club, Princeton University and an independent rower from Wasilla. The times from the meet are all adjusted according to age handicap. Alaska Midnight Sun was first (3 minutes...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071910/spo_678133027.shtml
Sports
Rowing association gets new coach

...a chance for the public to come out and participate in the sport. It is being planned for later this summer.Owston said a rower is never done learning, and it's a sport rowers can do for life."It's a life sport because you're sitting and going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-06-24/rowing-association-gets-new-coac
Outdoors

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