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Olympic rowing champion Tom James retires, won pair of gold medals

Olympic champion Tom James is retiring from rowing to pursue a career as a business consultant. The 29-year-old Briton won gold medals in the men's four at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and at the 2012 London Games during his 10 years in the senior squad. He was also in the British four that set a world best time in Lucerne last year. James says "I feel very, very lucky. London...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

USA's Henrik Rummel Rowed with a Big Ole Bulge

USA's Henrik Rummel. Tight pants. Is that an oar in your pants or are you just happy to see us? Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet buttons? **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Drysdale wins gold in single sculls

Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand won the gold medal in men's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta Friday, completing the resume of one of the sport's leading names. The five-time world champion held off rival Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic to win in 6 minutes, 57.82 seconds. Synek was a half-length behind for silver, and Alan Campbell surged late to take bronze, Britain...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Drysdale of NZealand wins gold in single sculls

Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand won the gold medal in men's single sculls at the Olympic rowing regatta, completing the resume of one of the sport's leading names. The five-time world champion held off longtime rival Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic to win in a time of 6 minutes, 57.82 seconds. Synek was a half-length behind for the silver, and Alan Campbell of Britain took...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Susan Francia USA Olympic Rowing Team Has A Gold-Medal Bod!

The USA Olympic Rowing Team has won the gold in the 2012 London Olympics—and it couldn’t have hurt to have an Amazon like Susan Francia on the team. This 6’2″ giantess is proud of... [[ Read More ]]
Via COED
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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Rower arrested for vandalism

Following a poor team showing, Australian rower Joshua Booth, believed to have been drinking, was taken into police custody after he allegedly vandalized a storefront. 

Via The Victory Formation
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics Photo of the Day: The U.S. Rowing Team

U.S. rowers Mary Whipple, Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Taylor Ritzel, Esther Lofgren, Zsuzsanna Francia and Erin...
Via Athlon Sports
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

London Hot Olympian of the Morning: USA's Sara Hendershot

To honor the London Games and the athletes participating in them, The Slanch Report will be bringing you THRICE DAILY a Hot Olympian of the Day. Each day we will bring you three (likely unknown-to-you) Olympians who, while maybe not quite worthy of a place on the medal stand, certainly are worth being placed on a pedestal for us to enjoy. Celebrate them all on the Hot Olympians...
Via The Slanch Report
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Susan Francia Hot Chick of the Day (Pictures)

Today's hot chick is Susan Francia.  Susan is a female Olympic athlete on the USA rowing team. She is hoping to grab another gold medal after getting one is 2008.  We wish her the best of luck and hope she stays hot like always.  Pictures below. More hot female athletes. Check out our Home Page for...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ritzel devastated about Aurora shooting

American rower Taylor Ritzel says she is devastated by the tragedy in her hometown of Aurora in which 12 people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater. Ritzel, who is competing in the women's eight at the London Olympics, told the Associated Press in a statement she has the victims and their families in her thoughts. Ritzel says: ''I grew up...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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