Ukrainian Rowers Prepare for Head of the Charles Regatta Amid War With Russia
Members of the Ukrainian national team arrived at the Charles River for rowing practice Thursday ahead of the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston and Cambridge. The world-renowned annual competition, which begins on Friday and lasts until Sunday, will feature about two dozen Ukrainian athletes, many of whom were in their native country when the Russia-Ukraine war started in…
Making Waves: How the 1st All-Black Women's Team Is Making an Impact at Head of the Charles
The first all-Black women’s boat will race the Head of the Charles Regatta. The team was organized by the hosts of the popular podcast “Rowing in Color.” Hannah Donnelly caught up with the women about their hopes for the historic race.
Catching Up With the 1st All-Black Women's Team at Head of the Charles
Hannah talks with three of the women who are a part of the first all-Black women’s team competing in the famous Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend.
Making the Regatta More Sustainable: How ‘Head of the Charles' Is About More Than Just Rowing
The famous Head of the Charles Regatta, being held October 21-23 in Cambridge, is making waves with its reforms in sustainability. Hannah Donnelly explains.
Head of the Charles: Boston's Beloved Fall Tradition Becomes More Sustainable
The Head of the Charles Regatta, a beloved Boston tradition, is bringing together athletes from all over the globe and educating them, and spectators, on sustainability.
The Head of the Charles Regatta Sponsors Displaced Ukrainian Rowers in This Year's Event
The Head of the Charles Regatta will sponsor a team of Ukrainian rowers and coaches to compete at the annual event this year. The Ukrainian National Team athletes were displaced by the war in their country, but continued training in other countries. Over the summer, Simmons University rowing coach Andrii Ivanchuk, who was born in Ukraine, approached Regatta organizers and…
Watuppa Rowing Center Raising a New Generation of Athletes
The Watuppa Rowing Center is coaching a new generation of athletes in Fall River. In 2020, the program received grant money from the Head of the Charles and the Golden Cup to continue coaching students at no cost. Head Coach Sandra Cardillo shares how the program positively impacts these students on and off the water.
What to Expect at This Weekend's Head of the Charles Regatta
What can you expect at this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta? Race directors Natasha Strom and Ami Mehr give our own Hannah Donnelly a preview.
Head of the Charles Regatta Returns
After being canceled last year due to coronavirus restrictions, the iconic Head of the Charles Regatta returned to Boston this weekend with an extra day of racing. The world’s largest rowing event, slated for Friday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Oct. 24, added races Friday in a bid to spread out the schedule and allow for the addition of an alumni…