Rowing

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This Philly Rower Can’t See the Finish Line, But He Races Anyway

At 48, Northeast Philly resident John Curran got into a racing boat, grabbed some oars, and hit the water as a rower for the first time. Now 63, […]

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Where to Learn to Row Around Philadelphia

If you’ve ever walked along Kelly Drive, you’ve probably gazed with envy at a sculler paddling gracefully down the Schuylkill. Deceivingly serene, the exercise is […]

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This 84-Year-Old Woman Just Set a World Record in Indoor Rowing

On March 27th, Narberth resident Sybil Terres Gilmar set the Concept2 Indoor Rowing World and American Records for Lightweight Women, ages 80 to 89, for […]

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The Olympic Rowing Hopeful Who’s Obsessed With Salad, Chocolate Milk, and Ketchup

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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This Marathon-Running Dad Eats 7 Times a Day to Fuel His Intense Training Schedule

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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Organizers: Crocodile in the Schuylkill Won’t Affect Weekend Regatta

The news spread among rowers in emails and on message boards: Someone had spotted a crocodile in the Schuylkill recently. No one seemed to be […]