Given that I follow Eric Murray and @kiwipair on Twitter, I signed up for an early look at his new online coaching service, @aSensei. I was intrigued because of the use of AI and direct connection to the C2 that it promised. I was skeptical because many of these services seem to be targeted at … More First look – aSensei
I mean to post this a while ago, but here goes. At the end of last fall season fall I traded in my Croker S4 Superlights for new Arrow S40s. It was time to replace the collars on my existing oars anyway, and I had talked to Greg Doyle about the anticipated S40 model, which … More Croker Arrow S40 Sculls – First Impressions
This is a fascinating study on how the Coriolis effect may impact various sports…I’ve never thought about this before. In rowing, the study states that it may take up to 7.5% of propulsive force to overcome up to 40m lateral displacement over a 2K race. That is potentially a huge wildcard when you see elite finals being … More Coriolis Force Effect on Rowing and other Sports
This seems like a no-brainer, but they seem to be getting a lot less press than “will the Men’s 8+ qualify for Rio” etc. etc. U.S. Women’s sweep rowing has built an unprecedented dominance in their sport – arguably the longest world/Olympic championship streak of any sport in history, men or women. This is an … More US Women’s 8 – Why Is No One Talking About Them?
The Head of the Charles 2015 live webcast is located at http://www.hocr.org/the-regatta/live-webcast/ You can watch live or select an event number to view after the fact. My race is the Senior Master 4+, Saturday 10:44 AM, bow #4, Ever Green Boat Club, bow seat.
Red Bull High Stakes is a wrap with Ever Green topping the alumni-focused crews and coming in 6th out of the 14 teams. I was a little skeptical of the event, but it turned out to be well-run, smoothly organized, and with a ton of rolodex crews that were the Who’s Who of anybody who … More Red Bull High Stakes wrapped, good luck at Worlds!
Tomorrow is the Red Bull High Stakes, a crazy “extreme rowing” event in an unusual short-distance relay stake race format. If you are in the Boston area come down to Magazine Beach in Cambridge and check it out. Ever Green Boat Club goes off at 4:15 PM – it looks like I am leading off … More Red Bull High Stakes Tomorrow in Boston!