Soon it is time for the World Rowing Championships on Lake Karapiro in New Zealand, 30 October – 7 November. The International Rowing Federation, FISA, said the other day that slightly more than 800 athletes will race on Karapiro, where the Championships were also held in 1978. The USA has the largest team with twenty-four crews. Click here to get to the official World Championships site.
Below is a video clip about the Championships and the New Zealand rowers:
Here is a video clip about the British rowers and a short interview with Jürgen Gröbler:
And here is a clip from U.S. team member Megan Kalmoe’s blog at their last practice at Princeton: