Naiades Oncology Rowing
Cancer Survivors Rowing for Recovery
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Get Ready for Fall with Our Naiades Spirit Wear
New this year is our newly designed SURVIVOR OAR SUPPORTER TEE to celebrate our loving supporters as well as survivors. Great holiday gift! We couldn't manage without either of these two groups and this tee brings them together!
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Rowing Through Change
Taking Your Brain to a Gym
Here are some selections to further explore compliments of one of our rowers Andrea Mowrer:
1. Rowing the Atlantic, by Roz Savage. Roz Savage was the first solo woman ever to enter the 3,000-mile trial by sea Atlantic Rowing Race. This book is her account of this sometimes harrowing, sometimes joyous journey and her transformation from a corporate businesswoman to a determined rower at one with the sea.
2. A Most Beautiful Thing the True Story of America's First All-Black High School Rowing Team, by Arshay Cooper. The author is part of a group of young men from Chicago's west side who formed the first all black rowing team in the nation. Although they faced racism and gang violence among other adversities, they ultimately went on not only to transform themselves but to transform the sport for the better. There is also now a documentary movie narrated by Common about this team.
3. The Red Rose Crew, by Daniel Boyne. Until 1975, rowing was considered a man's sport, and the 'no women allowed' attitude was pervasive. That all changed when a group of brilliant, fierce, brave and strong women fought for their right to row, and ultimately participated in the 1975 World Championships and the 1976 Olympic Games. This book is an account of what these women had to overcome in breaking through societal barriers as well testing the limits of their own physical limitations as they rowed their way to glory.
Browse Our Naiades Oncology Rowing Website & Facebook Page for Current and Future Information!
Learning to row is hard work, yet a rewarding and FUN sport! Take a look at our info below:
- Brochure: http://www.naiadesoncologyrowing.com/about.html
Website www.naiadesoncologyrowing.com/ Home Page
Why Come Row with Us??? because we are about:
- Offering programs that appeal to individuals with all levels of rowing experience.
- Rowing with others who have faced the challenges of cancer.
- Having coaches who understand the uniqueness of our team and coach to our mission/goals.
- Your setting and accomplishing your own personal and team goals.
- Promoting an amazing and healing environment, leaving cancer behind one stroke at a time.
- Getting involved in Regattas as a fun way to work together to get to the finish line demonstrating progress in recovery.
- Offering accommodations for many post-treatment limitations.
- The water is magical, healing and enchanting, releasing your mind to a bigger purpose within nature.
So Please Come Join Us for our future events!
This Month's Quote to Live By:
"Everybody's looking for the future. They are never in the present. So when they arrive at the future, it's not there for them because they were not present for it. If you get the idea that this is the moment that you have, it is the only moment that you have, then you live in the present, and you move with the flow, because this is the point of arrival. Right now."
Tips and links...
Amazon Smile donations: Remember us when shopping online through Amazon. go to www.smile.amazon.com and select "Naiades Oncology Rowing" and then shop with AMAZON SMILE.
Consider adding a loved ones name to our newest boat -- DRAGONFLY. We are accepting names of survivors or cancer victims for the side of the boat and the oars. New names will be added in the spring before DRAGONFLY hits the water again. Application form found here: http://www.naiadesoncologyrowing.com/attachments/Spirit-Fund-form_ongoing.pdf We can send a postcard notifying your family if you request it.
Naiades Spirit Wear: Spirit Wear is currently under construction and we will have updated options shortly.