Meet Oar Board and Whitehall at the BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sport & Lifestyle Expo, April 29 and 30

FREE & OPEN FOR EVERYONE! Look for Whitehall Rowing & Sail and Oar Board® SUP Rower at the Health, Sport & Lifestyle Expo at the BMO Vancouver Marathon April 29th & 30th, 2022. The Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo is a two-day extravaganza of excitement and celebration that kicks off BMO Vancouver Marathon weekend in [...]

Ambassador Michael Rawlings: Oarboarding for Veterans

Keep turning your passions into ways to move more — like U.S. Marine Corps veteran and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) member, Michael Rawlings. After serving his country, Michael turned his passion for Oarboarding into a way to continue his physical therapy and make a difference in the lives of his fellow veterans. Oarboarding is designed [...]

OKC RIVERSPORT Youth Rowing League Prevails Despite Challenges

WATCH VIDEO Every year, the Oklahoma City RIVERSPORT Youth Rowing League hosts its fall championships, with hundreds of students from local schools descending upon the Boathouse District for a 500-meter race under the lights of the world’s only illuminated rowing venue. This fall was only slightly different, making the program [...]

CHEK Upside: Victoria rowboat business sees record year amidst pandemic

Aune and his business partner Marie Hutchinson co-founded Whitehall Rowing and Sail in 1987. Like most businesses in 2020, the boat building company planned for the worst. But amidst the pandemic came an unexpected stroke of good fortune. At 70-years-old, Harold Aune isn’t slowing down. “Don’t tell yourself how old you are, and you’re fine,” [...]

New Oar Board® Ambassador: Meet Ronnie Ayers

We're excited to introduce our newest Oar Board® Ambassador! Meet Ronnie Ayres, based in Pennsylvania. Ronnie spends time rowing at two different locations: Philadelphia, PA and West Wildwood, NJ. He can be found cruising the waterways at both places - interested locals can contact him and set up at time to catch him in your [...]

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