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School battles heavy problem

...and other popular sports. But rowing is a new challenge for Stephen. "I like this a lot," he said. Three-time Olympic rower Sean Hall, of the Augusta Rowing Club, is instructing the students. He said the rowing club is trying to raise awareness...
Put the paddle to the medal

...Nick Cindrich of Tannersville, Va. Former Soviet national champion Igor Grinko is their coach, and three-time Olympic rower Sean Hall also works closely with them. "How did we end up together? Well, we're the only lightweights here...
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Rowing club tries to ignite interest in struggling sport held Saturday - is also at an all-time low. "There are several factors," said Hall, a three-time U.S. Olympic rower. "Whatever the reason, the support from the community isn't there like it once was. A lot of people don't even...
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Team USA brings back berets for opening ceremony

...visited the queen at Winsor Castle, was carried by the man who broke the 4-minute mile and by Britain's greatest Olympic rower and even got a passing glance at a streaker.On a stormy Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II held an unopened umbrella as...
Rower has high goal in mind

...impossible dream? She didn't start rowing until she was 18 after Kent Mitchell - the father of a friend and a former Olympic rower - said she might have a knack for the sport. He was right. The Portola Valley, Calif., native finished fourth...
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Overtime: Augusta gets tennis grant for programs

...sand in Auckland. His brother-in-law, Mark David Gusse, was seriously injured. Stubbs teamed up with former Olympic rower Rob Hamill to pull off a victory in the inaugural transatlantic race last November. The pair rowed from Spain's...
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Samaranch: Drugs stain China's Olympic hopes

...You can punish athletes who are innocent." Anita DeFrantz, an IOC vice president from Los Angeles and a former Olympic rower, estimated that 10 percent of Olympic-level athletes worldwide use banned drugs. "The rest compete with integrity...
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Winds halt pre-Olympic rowing event

...whitecaps every once in a while, my answer is (the wind is) too strong," said Anita DeFrantz, a former U.S. Olympic rower who is vice president of the federation and an IOC member. Italian team manager Monica DeLuca wondered how Olympic...
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Now Playing Synopsis: A would-be Olympic rower named Abi (Sarah Megan Thomas) is disillusioned when she doesn't make the U.S. team, and she soon decides to become a high-school coach. In the process, she reconnects with an old flame (James Van Der Beek) and gets her life together. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi Cast: Sarah Megan Thomas, James Van Der Beek, Glenn Morshower, Margaret Colin, David Alan Basche, Alexandra Metz, Meredith Apfelbaum, Alysia Reiner, Wynn Everett, Ellis Walding, Kiandra Wilshire Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review