• Largest Adaptive Regatta in the UK – With 17 registered athletes, from 8 different clubs across the country, Marlow Spring has grown to be the biggest adaptive event in the country.
  • Marlow Spring PedigreeMarlow Spring Regatta was one of the earliest rowing events to introduce adaptive events into its programme.  It also helped to experiment with and pioneer new formats in adaptive racing especially the use of individual time handicaps to provide even competition across a diverse range of athletes.  It was also one of the earliest to introduce the Supported Adaptive 2x event which combined a disabled rower with an able bodied rower in a double scull.  Now a popular feature of adaptive racing, this year’s Marlow Spring will feature a record 6 Supported Adaptive 2x races.
  • Junior Adaptive Growth – The event will also feature the largest junior adaptive lineup with several junior specific events.  In the past, most regattas have combined junior and senior adaptive rowers.
  • Paralympic Champions – After a break for extensive shoulder surgery last year, Rachel Morris MBE is back on the water and joining the competition.  Marlow’s own Paralympic Champion Naomi Riches MBE will presenting athlete medals at the event.