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A Hooded History - Square Blades
From streetwear, to uniform, to the catwalk. A symbol of rebellion, a symbol of togetherness, a symbol of status. But where did the hoodie we know today, originate?
A Brief History About Rowing Blazers - Square Blades
There appears to be a bit of consternation about the true origin story of the rowing blazer. Did it really start with rowing, or does it have a more sea faring history?
Rowing News Roundup - Square Blades
A bit later that normal, but still bursting with rowing favoured news. The latest Rowing News Roundup is here!
Rowing News Roundup - Square Blades
We see the start of a new year, but alas, continued lockdowns mean amateur rowing is, once again, taking a back erg seat. Here's the latest rowing news from around the world.
Winter: Time to mix it up? - Square Blades
We’ve all had that feeling where the thought of setting eyes on the grey machine is enough to make us run for the hills, but perhaps, when that mindset is present running for the hills is exactly what’s needed?
Rowing Nutrition - Square Blades
Rowing is a sport where high volumes of training are the norm. With diverse physiological demands placed on the body, it is essential that researched fuelling strategies are implemented to ensure optimal performance.
Rowing News Roundup - Square Blades
World champion announces her retirement from GB rowing, former New Zealand rower talks body image and mental health, plus much more.
The Rise of Rowing Apparel - Square Blades
Have you noticed at regattas that the competition on the water is only half the story? Off the water clothing has come on a great deal over the last 6 years.
Rowing News Roundup - Square Blades
How two rowing clubs adapted during the Covid crisis, the Kenyan Paralympian chasing a dream, and a winning mentality isn't everything. Plus much more. Our fortnightly look at rowing news around the world.