Friday, November 30, 2012

Film for the Weekend: An Inside Look at Portland Women's Rowing



The above film is an in-depth, inside look at Portland Women's Rowing–beautifully shot and expertly edited, this gets at the core of what rowing is all about, in a subtle, powerful way. Founded by Jeanne Niemer in 2006, Portland Women's Rowing now has a permanent place in the Portland Boathouse, alongside Station L Rowing and Rose City Rowing Club (home to Ruth Narode, who took silver at the 2012 C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints, and later backed that up with a silver medal performance at Junior Worlds in Plovdiv, Bulgaria). More on PWR can be found on the Oregon Public Broadcasting website, along with a slideshow from the 2012 Portland Fall Classic.

Thanks very much to writer and filmmaker Ifanyi Bell for sending us the video!

-RR

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