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Row, Row, Row Your Boat on the Charles River

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November 07, 2019
CIO Summit Review

Rowing is the ultimate team sport and a staple of northeastern outdoor sports. Working together on the water to synchronize team performance, cooperation and improved appreciation for everyone pulling their oar is the ultimate networking and team-building experience.

In this unique pre-conference activity, attendees learned the fundamentals of the sport from experienced CRI certified coaches who provided training and guidance on world-class equipment - first with indoor rowing machines, and then teams boarded the 12-person catamarans and hit the beautiful Charles River for instructions and practice.

The event culminated in a heated race of 4 CIO teams to claim the coveted title of 2019 CIO Summit Rowing Champions!

"Rich and his team always come up with unique ways to defy traditional ideas of networking and this year was no exception. Nothing brings you closer to your hospitality colleagues than rowing a boat, trying not to drown and trying to beat the other teams at the same time." - Sherry Marek, Datavision Technologies



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