Try On-Water Rowing at National Learn to Row Day

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

Probably no rowing for a week or more in New Jersey

Irene is “past” although actually we are getting stronger wind gusts on the tail end than we got during the storm (50+ mph).  The Passaic River is forecast to reach record flood levels, but that usually takes 2-3 days to happen.  Judging from these pics we won’t be getting on the water anytime soon.   … More Probably no rowing for a week or more in New Jersey

Changing my rowing club affiliation to Passaic River Rowing Association

Well, the time has come to change my rowing club affiliation to Passaic River Rowing Association.  I rowed with a buddy at PRRA last fall when I won Masters Nationals in the double sculls, and I feel that the club will align better with my competitive goals while allowing me more flexibility to integrate Crossfit … More Changing my rowing club affiliation to Passaic River Rowing Association

Confirmed by performance: CrossFit works for competitive rowing

Well I had an awesome race yesterday in the double sculls in very tough headwind conditions – we led start to finish and won a USRowing Masters National Championship with open water over the next closest boat. Observations:  1)  Ability to maintain CONSISTENT horsepower instead of “fly-and-die”, 2)  Ability to handle a race that was … More Confirmed by performance: CrossFit works for competitive rowing