Catch up with the latest additions to RowingStory.com: the GB women's rowing team in 2001 & Guin Batten's biography
40 Years Ago: British Women’s First Henley Wins
In 1982, 12 women's crews raced at Henley Royal Regatta in 3 events. 2 were won by GB boats, with an unexpected legacy for women's rowing.
In memoriam: Margaret ‘Mac’ McKendrick
A short eulogy for GB cox Margaret McKendrick, who died in 2022.
A Brief History of GB Women’s Rowing at the Olympic Games
Summaries of the women's rowing programme at the Olympic Games 1976-2020 and the GBR women's rowing team
New! How GB women won their first Olympic rowing medal in 2000
How the GB women's quad won the silver medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, and the lightweight pair won at the World Rowing Championships.
New! All sorts of things go wrong in 1999
1999 was not a good year for the GB women's rowing team. Find out why.
Rowing Story now available as podcasts!
Selected Rowing Story biographies are now available as podcasts, but do readers like this format?
Missing Henley Women’s Regatta 2020
Looking back at Henley Women's Regatta from 2020.
New! 1998 – two golds for the first time
The latest instalment in the history of GB women's rowing: 1998 & the first gold in an Olympic boat class (from Gillian Lindsay & Miriam Batten in the 2x).
1997: The long-awaited first openweight gold medal
The latest instalment in the history of GB women's rowing: 1997 and the arrival of Lottery Funding.