Adaptive Rowing articles

Chattahoochee Adaptive Sprints

In May 2013, the Atlanta Rowing Club hosted the first exclusively adaptive rowing regatta in the Southeast. As a spring sprint race, the Chattachoochee Adaptive Sprints provides an opportunity for adaptive athletes to compete against each other on a 1,000 meter course.

Adaptive Rowing Courses

Adaptive Learn to Row clinics provide aspiring rowers the opportunity to learn the sport without a long-term commitment. Athletes wishing to join the Atlanta Rowing Club must first participate in a Learn to Row program or exhibit sufficient knowledge of the sport. The cost of the clinic is $180 to cover coaching and equipment. Space

Classifications for Adaptive Athletes

In order to group athletes with similar capabilities together in racing, the International Rowing Federation (FISA) has created classifications for adaptive athletes. An official classification is only needed for athletes who wish to compete in a regatta. TA (Trunk and Arms) Rowers unable to use a sliding seat are considered TA participants. Typical disabilities include