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One Last Race

This morning, our campers had beautiful weather for their final outing of camp: a series of intense 500 meter races.

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Three women’s eights and three men’s eights each lined up for three head-to-head sprint pieces, officiated by coaches and watched by coxswains, friends, and family members. The short pieces made for intense racing, and each crew managed to make collective improvements from the first piece to the last.

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This week, we have seen each and every athlete effect some really exciting changes in their skills, their mindsets, or both. We hope to keep up with many of those athletes into the fall and spring seasons and find out how their rowing careers grow over the next year.

In the meantime, we hope that the athletes look out for updates from us and opportunities to reconvene at regattas this fall!


Below you can find links to learn more about Sparks Rowing camps.

Learn more about our coxswain’s only rowing camp by following the link.  Or, read some excerpts from the the coxswain only rowing camp blog.  Our next round of summer rowing camp information can be found here.  Follow this link for information on our New Zealand rowing camp and here for their NZ camp blog (with some great videos).  We also have some great information on our winter rowing camp  and you can get another perspective through our blog on the advanced winter rowing camp here.

Lastly, if you’re interested in our consulting services, we help guide college bound high school athletes through the college recruiting process for rowing colleges and universities.  Learn more at or about the phenomenal staff at Sparks.

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