Monday, March 5, 2012

Video of the Week: Rowing Parody of 1998 World Cup Credits



This week's video comes to us from rowingphotography.co.uk photographer (and RR contributor) Iain Weir, showcasing some of the most fantastic 'race faces,' the roughest conditions, the most miserable mishaps, and devastating crabs ever caught on film. The images are paired with a dramatic reading of Rudyard Kipling's If, and the end result is, well, brilliant. The video asks the question, How do you respond to adversity? And, coupled with the poem, it delivers the answer: Hold on.

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Also, updates to come via the Monday edition of the Rowing News eNewsletter (free to sign up, and you can unsubscribe at any time) and RowingNews.com regarding the Heart of Texas Regatta, held in Austin over the weekend, as well as the Women's Head of the River Race on the Tideway last Saturday.

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