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USRowing Creates Foundation to Assist Funding

USRowing has announced the formation of the USRowing Foundation. “The USRowing Foundation will be a separate 501c3 organization from the National Governing Body but will work shoulder-to-shoulder with USRowing to provide funding for our priorities and initiatives,” said USRowing Chief Executive Officer Amanda Kraus. “We have an incredible group that has signed on and we […]

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USRowing Announces Regatta Schedule for 2023, New Event for 2024

USRowing has announced its regatta schedule for the 2023 and 2024 seasons as the national championships’ slate will include three summer regattas in 2023, as well as a new combined event in Oklahoma City in 2024. USRowing will kick off the summer with the Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida, June 8–11. The USRowing Summer […]

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USRowing to Combine Annual Convention with Indoor Championships in 2023

USRowing has announced that the 2023 USRowing Annual Convention will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center from February 3–5, 2023, in the New Jersey destination. In addition, USRowing and the Atlantic City Indoor Rowing Association will co-host the 2023 USRowing Atlantic City Indoor National Championships alongside the convention. This is the first time […]

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Nathan Benderson Park Adds More National, International Events to Calendar

Hosted by Nathan Benderson Park Conservancy with support from Visit Sarasota County, three more World Cup events have been added to the future calendar after four other events were announced in the past week-plus. The Conservancy will host the 2024 International Canoe Federation’s Sprint World Cup, Marathon World Cup and Dragon Boat World Cup. Dates for these […]

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Amanda Kraus: Changing the Face of Rowing

Amanda Kraus took over as CEO of USRowing in November, leading the national governing body at a time of challenges across the sports-event industry. But her background is expected to help her on a number of fronts, including adding much needed diversity to the ranks of participants and the chance to fundraise for any number […]

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USA Weightlifting hosts a national university championship but is hoping to become an emerging sport in NAIA. Photo: USA Weightlifting

USA Weightlifting Makes NAIA Push

In weightlifting, it’s a matter of seconds between the time an athlete attempts a lift and the time he or she finishes the move. But several recent efforts by USA Weightlifting to attract new athletes—including a concerted push to become a collegiate sport through the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics—are designed for the long haul. […]

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Sarasota to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Rowing Trials

U.S. Rowing has selected Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team Trials – Rowing. The event will be staged in April 2020 and will determine the teams the U.S. will send to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The rowing venue also hosted the […]

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Six NGBs Launch Campus Events to Identify Talent

Six national governing bodies are combining their efforts to find potential athletes by launching an event series on university campuses that will offer tryouts to increase their talent pools. USA Weightlifting, USA Rugby, USA Cheer, U.S. Rowing, USA Bobsled/Skeleton and USA Triathlon will all be featured at the combine-style events, which will be billed as Team USA Pro […]

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This Week in Team USA: August 13, 2018

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. Western & Southern Open Date: August 11–19 Venue: Lindner Family Tennis Center, Mason, Ohio Event description: The Western & Southern Open is the […]

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