OK readers, let’s hear who you are picking for Olympic rowing gold in a few weeks? There were some surprises in the recent Munich World Cup, and there were some notable absences of crews that chose to train through instead of race. Here’s my unscientific picks. In general I think the British and the Kiwis … More Who Are Your Olympic Picks?
The Munich World Cup was the last international regatta before the Olympics, and here is some great video of the Men’s straight four, which is one of the most hotly contested events. I have been following Drew Ginn from Australia via his blog, and I also love to see Great Britain exercise their traditional strength … More Wow–Video from Munich Rowing World Cup
This is a simply incredible video of the Australian lightweight men’s eight winning the world championships in a photo finish with Italy, with end-to-end audio from inside the boat of the coxswain’s calls. This level of transparency is astounding, and gives a view of what it’s like to row at the highest level in the … More Awesome Aussie Rowing–A Look Inside a World Championship Race