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Howard Ruby – Publishers Note Two

Welcome back to the Ruby Rowing Chronicle Shocking, I know, that there is in fact a second edition of the Ruby Rowing Chronicle. Many people thought that this was going

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Next Event – 2018 – Head Of The Marina Regatta

You remember that I raced in this 5,000m (3.2 mile) course in a single last year. My main concern was that I didn’t tip the boat and roll into the

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2018 World Rowing – Masters Regatta Championships – Sarasota

Howard and Iva achieved 20th  place out of 42 boats. This was our second race together in our new partnership. We were challenged by heavy winds, as high as 14

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2018 US Rowing – Masters National Championships – Oakland

This regatta is the biggest race of the year for US “Masters.” (A rower aged 27 or older.) It’s one of the most prestigious events in US Rowing. There are

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Mindy – Our New Team Mascot

Mindy was added to our team some five months ago. She is a “fluffy” Labradoodle, which of course is a mixture of a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle, who has

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A Great Coach Is A Gift From Heaven

Iva Obradovic has signed on to be my coach, rowing trainer, competitive partner, and psychologist for the next several years. I’m truly fortunate to have found a person who loves

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2017 – Head Of The Marina Regatta

In front of my wife, family, friends, and sea lions, I finished! It’s hard to hold your breath for 32 minutes and row 5,000m in a single scull, but I

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Rowing Blind Towards Healthy Old Age

As he turned 81, a progressive degenerative disease left retired California businessman Howard Ruby sightless, and he decided one of the best things he could do for himself as he

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2017 – Long Beach Christmas Regatta

Long Beach Marine Stadium Christmas Regatta Dec 3rd. Silver Medal for Mixed Doubles Pair. This was a 1,000 meter sprint race. Though it’s short, this race is as hard as a