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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...

Holiday Gifts for the Rower

Best Holiday Gifts for the Rower in Your Life

If you want to buy a gift for a rower but you’re not a rower yourself, you may find it somewhat daunting to figure out what to get. Let’s say your rower gets nasty blisters—does she just need someone to buy her gloves for crying out loud...

Auction Time - BIR Dream Big 2018

Dream Big 2018: A Dream Well Caught

On a chilly Saturday evening in November, almost 200 Kitsap County rowers and regional supporters of rowing came together at Bainbridge Island's Wing Point Country Club to enjoy a night of fine food, excellent company and stirring speeches in...

Head of the Lake 2018

Head of the Lake 2018: Photo Gallery

The Head of the Lake 2018 Regatta—the 39th annual—hosted by the University of Washington was a winner this year, coinciding with a gorgeous fall day, nothing like last year’s wintery hydrothermia-inducing event that was ultimately cancelled...

Here’s Your Season Finale: BRRR and HOTL Regattas

The 2018 fall season may be winding down, but it’s going out with a doubleheader: the BRRR and HOTL regattas, one at home and one away. On Saturday, November 3, Bainbridge Island Rowing hosts the novice-only BRRR Regatta at the Stan Pocock...

Head of the Snohomish 2018

BIR Heads to Head of the Snohomish 2018

The Head of the Snohomish 2018, the first juniors regatta of the year, started off with a two-hour delay Sunday morning, October 14, in Everett’s Langus Riverfront Park. The delay was the result of a thick, soupy fog hanging low over the...

First Regatta of the 2018-19 Season

Here We Row! First Regatta of the 2018-19 Season

Next Sunday, October 14, the Bainbridge Island Rowing juniors will launch into fall with the first regatta of the 2018-19 season. The Head of the Snohomish Regatta happens in Everett at Langus Riverfront Park early, starting at 7 a.m. There are...

oars and racks

With Help of Community Orgs., BIR Gets New Racks

Rowing requires expensive equipment, and one of the struggles faced by rowing organizations is acquiring that equipment. BIR is very fortunate to have the support of the Bainbrige Community Foundation (BCF), which recently awarded us $6,045 for a...

Sage Advice for Novice Rower Parents

Sage Advice for Novice Rower Parents from a One-Year Veteran

I’ve been there. I was there just about twelve months ago. New to the world of rowing, our family went through the relative shock of novice year and slowly figured things out. But you can take advantage of my experience and the following sage...

BIR Mixed 8+ at Nationals 2018

BIR Masters Win Silver and Bronze at Nationals

Congratulations to BIR masters for their medal-winning performances as the 2018 USRowing Masters National Championships held August 16th – 19th at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Fourteen BIR masters rowers participated in nine events and took...