Rowing in Color

Where was Rowing in Color? & Head of the Charles Introduction

November 18, 2021 Denise Aquino & Patricia Destine Season 1 Episode 44
Rowing in Color
Where was Rowing in Color? & Head of the Charles Introduction
Show Notes

#044 - Denise Aquino and Patricia Destine are respectively the Founder and CEO of Rowing in Color. In this episode, listen to them reflect on their silence in 2021, and also introduce the short episodes recorded live from Head of the Charles Regatta on October 23-24, 2021.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • 4:06 The real reason why we haven’t published in 2021
  •  “When someone’s trying to oppress you, you have to stand up.”
  • 10:44 Thank you Patreon family!
  • 13:08 “Whether or not that is the first threat or the last threat, we’re gonna keep going.”
  • 14:03 What we’re not “supposed” to say on Rowing in Color, according to a funder
  • 15:13 What happened to the other recorded episodes?
  • 17:30 Thoughts on HOCR 2021 tent 
  • 22:24 Words of wisdom for young rowers of color from Patricia
  • 25:52 Who Denise is afraid of getting a phone call from

… and much more.

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