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Regatta preparations: Learning to row next on to-do list for sports reporter

22 Apr 2012 12:37 PM | Deleted user
Standing on the floating dock of the Grand Rapids Rowing Association (GRRA), I found myself in a situation I'm not used to.

I was about to try something I've never done before: Rowing a sculling shell.

With the 2012 Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta (MACRA) coming up next weekend, I decided I needed to know what this sport was all about.

What better way than to plunge (hopefully not) right in and try it out. I'm a pretty outgoing guy, not usually afraid of a challenge, and I was approaching it with a fair amount of confidence.

Continue reading and view the video at MLive.com.


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