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!
Rowers, the video feed location is not obvious on the USRowing website, the link is at https://www.youtube.com/user/usrowingorg/ I think it’s finals-only, hence begins in the afternoon.
As you can tell from the lack of posts this summer, I haven’t been doing much traditional CrossFit – only rowing in preparation for USRowing Masters Nationals, which is the “big game” for rowers my age. I have followed a training model that is more like CrossFit Endurance than the traditional rowing model, so we’ll … More Ready for Masters Nationals
This Saturday June 6 is National Learn to Row day at rowing clubs across the country. If you are interested in trying on-water rowing, this is your chance to do so in a safe introductory environment. Locally in northern New Jersey, Nereid Boat Club is hosting a program, and provided a description as follows: Rutherford, … More Try On-Water Rowing at National Learn to Row Day
I had some questions from CrossFitters recently about breathing strategies for rowing. They had been watching some videos in which people were trying to apply deadlift technique to rowing – i.e. knees out, back straight, breathe in before the catch, etc. There is not a huge body of work on this topic, because it’s something … More Breathing Technique for Rowing
The Alumni Sprints Regatta, 2015 edition, is just over a month away. The 2015 regatta will be bigger and better — we’ve moved to Philly, and are partnering with the Schuylkill Navy to put on a really special event on Sunday, May 17th. This is an alumni-format regatta, which means that you can race under … More Rowers–Compete for your alma mater May 17 at Alumni Sprints!