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Weathering the storm when rowing events are cancelled

BBC weather presenter and cox Jen Bartram provides advice on how to prepare for bad weather

Winter training brings out a rower’s hardy streak. With steely determination, unmatched in many other sports, we brave rain, wind, snow and even ice to get the outings under our belts during the winter season. Bad weather in training is generally regarded as an inconvenience. But for race organisers, it can mean months of planning going down the pan, as well as leading to financial losses and having to deal with hundreds of disappointed rowers.


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