River Wear Tour 2016

The second River Wear Tour, hosted by City of Sunderland Rowing Club, took place on Saturday August 13th. Thirteen rowers from Durham ARC joined crews form Tynemouth, Gateshead and Sunderland Rowing Clubs for a 20km paddle along the tidal stretch of the Wear in stable quads, a double and a skiff. Armed with a tour[…]

Silver for Jess in Rio

Members nearly raised the roof as the Great Britain Women’s eight including Durham ARC life member Jess Eddie crossed the finishing line in the Olympic final at Lagoa de Freitas in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday August 13th. For the first time ever a GB Women’s eight achieved the distinction of winning an Olympic medal,[…]

Eddie Ready for Rio

Durham ARC members gathered last week to send their best wishes to the GB Women’s Eight ahead of their departure for the Rio Olympics which get underway on August 5th. Included in the 8 is one of our home grown athletes Jess Eddie. Now 31 and from Durham Jess will be taking part in her[…]