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Lecture: Why I Love Rowing

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$7

There are many reasons to have an interest in rowing: its history, its evolution, the physics, the geography, the techniques, the benefits, the joy and the pain. There are a million stories to tell about it. This one is from rowing aficionada, Nelsie Aybar-Grau.
It all started when Nelsie moved to Kingston and she was introduced to rowing by a friend. After a few years she became certified on the Concept2 indoor rowing machine, then she picked up a Learn to Row Instructor’s Certification from US Rowing. To track all the interesting things she found out about rowing she created a Facebook page and website: theRondoutRower.com. Then when asked to teach young participants in the HRMM Youthboat Project how to row a traditional wooden Whitehall boat, her interest in rowing went into high gear. Last summer she built a wooden tandem wherry AND participated in a row around Manhattan. Why is rowing so compelling, you ask? Join us and see!

HYBRID EVENT: In-Person at the Wooden Boat School AND Virtual Via Zoom

50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401
845-338-0071
Info@hrmm.org
www.hrmm.org

Details

Date:
April 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$7
Event Category:

Organizer

hudson river maritime Museum
Phone:
(845) 338-0071
Email:
hrmm@hrmm.org
Website:
hrmm.org

Venue

Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY
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