A full report on 1977 has just been added to RowingStory.com. Read all about it!
Although British rowing realised as early as 1956 that we really needed a 2k multilane course, it took until 1972 before Holme Pierrepont was opened.
From jumble sales to selling books of matches, British women rowers found some creative ways to fund their rowing expenses.
Some unexpected reasons why GB international women took up rowing - drawn from a totally un-representative sample!
Henley Women's Regatta has a sparkling collection of trophies, many of them commemorating individuals who played key parts in the development of women's rowing. Find out more about two of them here.
All about the women-only clubs which dominated the London rowing scene until the late 1970s from Alpha Women's ARC to United Universities' Women's BC.
Drug-taking by Eastern bloc athletes is now well documented but the irony is that in many cases it may not have affected race outcomes because of the OTHER reasons why they were so good at sport.