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Cambridge-coach Astrid Cohnen: “This is an amazing experience”

Last week, a womens-eight from Nereus won during a sparring session on the Thames of Cambridge, whom will face Oxford on April 7th in the annual Boat Race. This so-called fixture was organized by the Dutch-trained coach Astrid Cohnen, currently the...

TopRow New York: introducing Milan Kamphuis

Milan Kamphuis is TopRow New York’s Deputy Program Director, bringing a wealth of positive energy and creative solutions to our programs. We thought we’d help you get to know him. Milan began his athletic pursuits as a cyclist from ages 12 - 21.  While he...

Rowing coaching at TopRow London: ‘We were pioneers’

Last summer in London, TopRow opened a rowing centre near the river Thames. Amsterdam based coaches Willem Crul and Caitlin Smith were given the important task of setting up the first rowing lessons. A big undertaking for the young students."We took a leap...

Amsterdam Light Festival tour: ‘An absolute must’

This year rowing centre Berlagebrug organizes the Amsterdam Light-festival tour for the fifth time. Every edition more than 1000 rowers have participated. TopRow spoke with one of the participants, Marie-Jeanne Diederen (51), from the Maastricht Watersport...

Row row row your boat in London!

I love living near the river in Putney, we walk along side it a lot and often see rowers out on the Thames. I used to think that rowing was some sort of secret society, that unless you start at school you can never get in. Luckily I was wrong and TopRow London have shown me just how easy and accessible it is to start rowing.Their beginner level rowing courses are practically available to everyone.

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Toprow New York takes off

Toprow is expanding. This week we will start with the first lessons in New York City. American Mel Abler is responsible for the course and has recently visited our location in Amsterdam. What did she learn and what is she planning on doing in New York? Mel...

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The American dream

For some years there’s been a trend in Dutch rowing. Talented juniors are leaving to the United States to continue their rowing and studying there. Toprow spoke with three of them - all from different universities and different years. What attracts them, is there a...

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New-York

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive
New York, NY 10034

London

Embankment, Putney,
London SW15 1LB

Amsterdam

Weesperzijde 1094,
1097 DS Amsterdam

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