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Rowing Worlds Survive the Storm

Rowing Worlds Survive the Storm

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Construction crews had just completed the $6 million finish tower at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, when Hurricane Irma drew a bead on the gleaming glass structure. The tower had been a key piece of infrastructure at the park’s worldclass rowing course, helping to persuade the World Rowing Federation, FISA, to bring the World Rowing Championships to the U.S. for the first time since

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