LYR lays foundation for bright coaching future

Dan Cooper started his career as a Community Coach for LYR. It was supposed to be an interim role until he could find a 'proper job'. Years later, he's now coaching the Great Britain Junior Rowing Team. Who needs a 'proper job' anyway! Read more

From zero rowers to 500, a coaches triumph

Hannah Vines was the first LYR rowing coach at Brampton Manor Academy. Over the course of one year, Hannah inspired 500 young people who had never rowed before, to take to the water. Here's her rowing story. Read more

Mossbourne rower collecting accolades worldwide

Sam Nunn first sat on a rowing machine at school and quickly found he was a natural. LYR took him from school rower to National Championship medallist. Since then, his rowing career has taken him all over the World and looks set to continue on that path. Read more. Read more

Former LYR junior reflects on Boat Race wins

Maddy Badcott started rowing aged 14 through London Youth Rowing at the Lea Rowing Club. She went on to win two consecutive Boat Races for Oxford University. Read more from Maddy as she reflects on her time as an LYR Junior and Oxford Boat Club President. Read more

LYR rower to compete in The Boat Race 2019

Former LYR rower Callum Sullivan is set to represent Cambridge University Boat Club in The Boat Race 2019. Read more from Callum as he recalls his rowing journey with LYR and how it has shaped the course of his future. Read more

Congratulations to our 2018-19 Breaking Barriers graduates

On 26th March 2019, London Youth Rowing celebrated the achievements of 50 young people completing the first stage of our Breaking Barriers programme. Read more

LYR success at Junior World Rowing Championships

Jake Offiler was a student at Wanstead High School when he competed at the LYR University Challenge event. Jake and his LYR Coach Maurice describe his journey to a Junior World Championship medal, 28 August 2018. Read more

Graduation for Apprentice Coach

Apprentice Coach, Holly, has completed a full year at London Youth Rowing and is graduating from the Coach Core programme fully qualified and ready for the world of work. Read more about her experience and the inspirational story of how she found rowing. Read more

Active Row athlete at the School Games

Active Row student, Edwin, has been selected by British Rowing to represent England Team South at the School Games 31st August - 1st September 2018 at the premiere rowing event. Read more