Monday, September 9, 2013
Canadian Champion Sculler Ned Hanlan
As the frequent reader of HTBS knows by now, this blog is about, among other things, rowing history. If we happen to come across a piece of rowing history elsewhere, we gladly point our readers in that direction. Therefore, in last Saturday's Torontoist, a blog/newspaper/magazine (take your pick), Kevin Plummer wrote a piece about Ned Hanlan, "Historicist: The People's Champion". It is a well-written article (we forgive Plummer for calling 'sculling': 'single-sculls rowing'), though Hanlan historians will not find anything new about the Canadian sculling champion, but the article is interesting, also for its illustrations. Enjoy Kevin Plummer's article by reading it here.