Para-Rowing provides athletes with a physical or intellectual impairment the opportunity to be active on the water, get involved in a fun and friendly club environment, and participate in a variety of competitions from club regattas through state and national championships to world championships and Paralympic Games.
The sport can cater for athletes with a variety of impairments. Please refer to the Classification page for general information about classification and the three sport classes.
Para-Rowing is integrated into the High Performance unit within Rowing Australia. It was introduced as a Paralympic sport at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games and provides athletes with the opportunity to achieve at the highest level.
All enquiries can be directed to the Rowing Australia Para-Rowing Senior Coach, Gordon Marcks on [email protected]