Rowing in Color

Eva Walker-Outlaw: African American Breast Cancer Survivor Highlights Experience with Rowing

October 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 36
Rowing in Color
Eva Walker-Outlaw: African American Breast Cancer Survivor Highlights Experience with Rowing
Show Notes

#036 - Eva Walker Outlaw is a breast cancer survivor and African American rower at an organization called Recovery on Water.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • Eva’s diagnosis [2:26]
  • When Recover on Water came into her life [28:12]
  • Benefits of rowing [30:32]
  • Her experience with subtle racist moments in rowing [31:22]
  • Another reason why visibility is important in rowing [38:01]
  • What advice she would give to those recently diagnosed with cancer and those who are just seeing themselves in the sport [47:03]

… and much more.


To get in touch with Eva, please reach her on Instagram @nd_sometimes or via email at [email protected]

To learn more about Recover on Water, visit www.recoveryonwater.org or find them on Instagram @recoveryonwater


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