New Alumni Sprints Regatta in Greenwich April 27

Rowers, Ever Green Boat Club is organizing a new type of regatta, the Alumni Sprints, to be held on the old collegiate racecourse in Greenwich, Connecticut on April 27.  This race allows college alumni/ae, regardless of current affiliation, to race a 1000m sprint under their college alumni banner, similar to how the Alumni Eights works … More New Alumni Sprints Regatta in Greenwich April 27

Training Through Hurricane Sandy–Minimum Effective Dose

Many of us on the East Coast are preparing to submerge for a week of rain and lost power with Hurricane Sandy, and possible an early end to the fall rowing season based on experience with Hurricane Irene last year. How do you fit in training given the flurry of preparations and the fact that … More Training Through Hurricane Sandy–Minimum Effective Dose

Core Stability for Indoor and Outdoor Rowing

During the early fall, there is an opportunity to reduce the focus on sport-specific training for rowing and work on cross-training and rebuilding parts of the body that have suffered over the high-intensity summer racing season. For CrossFitters and rowers alike, there is also an opportunity to do some injury-proofing before changing over to indoor … More Core Stability for Indoor and Outdoor Rowing

Amazing Rowing Technique Video (and good soundtrack)!

Thanks to RowingRelated for posting this GoPro video from Rowing New Zealand, who arguably produced the highest medal count for the size of their country in the London 2012 Games. My favorite part is 3:00 in when they are showing the men’s double – this is the definition of “take it out square at the … More Amazing Rowing Technique Video (and good soundtrack)!