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Lakeside Scrimmage 2019

Friendly Scrimmage with Lakeside and SK

Saturday morning, April 20, 2019, Lakeside and South Kitsap rowers arrived in Eagle Harbor for a friendly scrimmage with Bainbridge Rowing. At the same time, BIR novice rowers headed over to Kenmore to meet Lakeside in Lake Washington. For...

Bainbridge Island Rowing - New Ergs

BIR Gets New Ergs Through BIPF Community Grant

An erg is a rowing machine, something that plays a very important role in the lives of rowers. Bainbridge Island Rowing athletes use them all the time for training, especially in the winter when they are off the water, and with so much use the...

Salt Watta Regatta 2019

Salt Watta Regatta 2019: Photo Gallery

Sunday, March 10, was a perfect day—calm and dry and partly sunny—for a regatta. BIR was lucky to have picked it for its Salt Watta Regatta 2019. The regatta was actually a sprint scrimmage pitting guest Olympic Area Rowing against the home crew...

Survival guide

Regattas on the Horizon: Your Survival Guide

The spring regatta season is about to begin, with the first event, the Salt Watta Regatta, scheduled for this Sunday, March 10, at home. (An earlier regatta against Holy Names has been postponed.) If you’ve never been to a regatta, you need...

Your Guide to Spring Rowing

Spring, the biggest and busiest season of the rowing year, is suddenly just around the corner. As a parent, you may be thinking, “Ooooh, one or two long weekends away from home, a couple of regatta kitchen shifts—no big deal.” But that...

World Rowing Indoor Championships

Time to Register for World Rowing Indoor Championships

So you think you can erg—why not throw yourself into the competition at this year’s World Rowing Indoor Championships? For the second year in a row, the Championships are open to all across a wide range of categories including juniors, under...

Rowing News

Rowing News Centerfold Features BIR

The latest issue (January 2019) of the print magazine Rowing News features the best reader-submitted photos of 2018. One of those photos, splashed across a spread near the center of the magazine, features four 8s passing under the Montlake Bridge at...

New Year's resolutions for rowers

New Year’s Resolutions for Rowers

To welcome 2019, here are some New Year’s resolutions for rowers. I. I will strive for balance. Everyone knows that rowers work hard. But there is such a thing as working too hard. And it’s very easy to focus too much on one area of life...