Photograph: Werner Schmidt

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Rowing Inriggers In Sweden

The other day, the local tv-channel in the town of Kalmar, located on the east coast of Sweden just across to the island of Öland, showed a short clip from the rowing club in town, Kalmar Roddklubb, founded in 1925. The recreational rowing has always been strong at the club, which nowadays has forty-something members. Most of the members, it is said in one of the interviews, are 65-year-olds and older. A couple of times a week, the members go out in the club’s inriggers ‘to enjoy being out in the nature’.

Below is the clip:

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