rowing http://wvxu.org en The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics http://wvxu.org/post/boys-boat-and-1936-olympics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Boys-Boat-Americans-Olympics/dp/067002581X" target="_blank">THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics</a></em>, by <a href="http://www.danieljamesbrown.com/" target="_blank">Daniel James Brown</a>, tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. Daniel James Brown joined us to talk about the improbable story of nine working-class boys from the American west who beat the odds and found hope in the most desperate of times.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 29021 at http://wvxu.org The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics Head of the Hidden Dragon http://wvxu.org/post/head-hidden-dragon <p>Do you like to run? Do you like to row? Would you like to do both on the same day? You can on October 27 when the<strong> Clermont Crew</strong> presents the<a href="http://www.clermontcrew.net/Default.aspx?pageId=1081854"><strong> Head of the Hidden Dragon</strong></a> event at<a href="http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/eastfork/tabid/732/Default.aspx"><strong> East Fork State Park</strong></a>. There is a 5000 meter rowing competition, then later there’s a 5K run and festival. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:32:30 +0000 Mark Heyne 4804 at http://wvxu.org Head of the Hidden Dragon