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Ron Irwin is an American writer who divides his time between Cape Town, South Africa and various places in the United States. He grew up in Buffalo, New York, where he learned to row. He attended boarding school and college in New England, where he was part of a number of winning crews. Ron has worked as a journalist, a documentary filmmaker, and as a teacher. He currently lectures in the Centre for Film and Media at the University of Cape Town.

Book Review: Flat Water Tuesday
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posted on November 4, 2014

Every competitive rower knows that there is always one race in the season that looms far larger than any other. Whether it is the season-ending championships, a big invitational regatta, a sole final home race, or an almost irrationally important dual with a rival team, there is inevitably one competition where... Read more of this blog post »
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