Mississipi Million

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The Mississippi Million challenge is getting a fair chunk of attention in the media, here’s a few clippings:

Team Takes a Journey Down the Mighty Mississippi, The Advocate, October 2014


Mississippi Million Rowers Stop in Hickman, The Hickman Courier – Oct 2, 2014

A multi-national crew which includes John Pritchard of the UK. Read the full article here.

Mississippi Million Visits Tiptonville, Lake County Banner – Oct 1, 2014

On August 2nd this year, John Pritchard set off to row the Mississippi Million… Read the full article here.

Rowing On The River, seMissourian.com – Sep 26, 2014

John Pritchard, left, Chris Gate, center, row as Paddy Broughton works as the coxswain of the Thames skiff after departing Thursday from the Red Star Access in Cape Girardeau. Read the full article here.

Quincy boat show makes a big splash, ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA – Sep 13, 2014

This large display of boats caught the attention of John Pritchard who … Pritchard is on a mission to travel the entire Mississippi River to raise at … Read the full article here.

Former Olympian takes on the Mississippi Million Challenge, WKBT La Crosse – Sep 7, 2014

So far, he has raised more than a $250,000 but Pritchard said the Mississippi Million Challenge is about a lot more than just raising the money. Read the full article here.

Rowing the Mississippi River, Clinton Herald – Sep 6, 2014

According to the Mississippi Million website, Pritchard met Richmond (the small boy from Ghana, who he named his skiff after) during a trip to … Read the full article here.

British Olympic silver medalist rowing for charity, WKBT La Crosse – Sep 3, 2014

John Pritchard earned the medal at the 1980 Olympics and also competed again at the international competition four years later, the Telegraph … a href=”http://www.news8000.com/news/british-olympic-silver-medalist-rowing-for-charity/27859756″ target=”_blank”>Read the full article here.

Around Iowa, DesMoinesRegister.com – Sep 3, 2014

John Pritchard, foreground, an Olympic silver medalist in rowing and chairman of Right To Play UK, and his partner, Paddy Broughton, dock in … Read the full article here.

Rowing the Mighty Mississippi, Republican Eagle – Aug 28, 2014

Olympic rower John Pritchard (left) and crew member Chris Gate row … for the organization through the voyage dubbed the “Mississippi Million. Read the full article here.

Rowing for $1 million and ‘one small beaming boy’, Aitkin Independent Age – Aug 24, 2014

Pritchard, a former Cambridge University Blue Rower and Olympic … Proceeds from what is called the “Mississippi Million Challenge” go … Read the full article here.

Olympic medalist now rowing for poverty, Hibbing Daily Tribune – Aug 15, 2014

John Pritchard (back boat, in the middle) is joined by Mark Vickers and Charlie Pritchard (steering), and in the other boat by Paddy Broughton, … Read the full article here.

Former Olympic rower hopes to raise $1 million, Claytoncountyregister.com – Jun 16, 2014

A trip planned to begin in August by John Pritchard of England does have its unusual features, however, along with … Read the full article here.

Rowing And Regatta Magazine by British Rowing – March 2014


Hippo Happenings by the Leander Club

Hear The Boat Sing Blogspot

Binbrook Magazine

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River Thames News (March 2014)

Cambridge Alumni Magazine

Rowing For Pleasure

Hawk Magazine


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