Community Rowing Club has made history by winning its first ever rowing state championship and securing a silver medal in the PR3 Mixed Coxed Fours event at the NSW Rowing State Championships on February 13, 2023. The achievement has brought great pride to the club, and has set the stage for the team to compete […]
Community Rowing Club Sydney has been very busy in preparing our new plans for our proposed boatshed on the foreshore of Iron Cove – the first new club in the area in more than 50 years! We’ve been a bit quiet as we’ve been working behind the scenes, so we thought it would be a
[BREAKING NEWS] NSW Labor Commits to Protect Callan Park, facilities for Balmain Para-Rowing Program
Yesterday, Elly Howse, the local NSW Labor Candidate for the seat of Balmain, visited the historic Callan Park in Leichhardt together with Labor leader Michael Daley to announce that NSW Labor would commit AU$10m towards the establishment of a Callan Park trust and the repair and revitalisation of the grounds. The news is particularly exciting
The Balmain Para-Rowing Program is both delighted and humbled to be able to announce the generous donation received by the Primary Club of Australia of funds for the purchase of our first racing para double / pair from Resolute Adaptive!
In the final wrap-up from the 2018 Sydney International Rowing Regatta, the Balmain Para-Rowing Program has had a very successful week, with James Talbot and Ruby Sutherland both bringing home medals for the program.
A huge congratulations to James Talbot for securing a Bronze medal in the PR3 Men’s 1x earlier this afternoon! James had a hard-fought race to secure a podium finish close behind Mac Russell (Qld) and Jed Altschwager (SA) to put BRC onto the medal count in the 2018 Champs.
In this video, I show you my preferred way to ensure a strong, secure tie-down, while trying to prevent any damage to the equipment. Is this how you tie down your equipment? If you have any suggestions please comment below!
This morning, Para-Athlete and member of the Balmain Para-Rowing Program Tahli Hind shared her experiences of attending university as members of the the “University 2 Beyond” program, together with fellow alumni Chris Bunton on Radio National with presenters Amanda Smith and Michael Mackenzie. You can listen to the podcast here!
Sorry you have not heard from us over the last fortnight, but no, we didn’t forget to post over the last two weeks, we were waiting for the finals at the World DragonBoat Championships some could share the results. Why? Our last featured member, Matilda, was competing!
Senator Hanson’s much publicized comments regarding children with disabilities at schools revealed an unhealthy, but unfortunately not uncommon level of ignorance as to the mutual benefits of a policy of inclusion. As to the benefits of such a policy? We should know – it’s what we do.