The incredible sport with a long and rich history is rather foreign for many of us. My introduction was through my son who decided to try out for the high school crew team. Over the first year I witnessed so many different personalities work together for one goal. Notably overtime the act of rowing in the same boat 5 days a week shaped itself into unparalleled teamwork
In 2013 I was in need of a local rowing club. Not to row with, but because I was intent on buying a 1x and needed a place to rack it. After an 11-year reprieve, I wanted to return to rowing but didn’t want to row with a club again as my previous experience had not been positive. Buying a 1x and rowing alone was
Social media is usually something we use to escape our day, check what our friends are up to or just waste some time while we wait in line. It is however a great resource for increasing your rowing visual library. You can watch rowing videos of athletes of all levels working on all different kinds of things at different places around the world. Watching rowing
How did you find the sport of rowing? Or did it find you? As a freshman in college in 1980, the women’s crew coach approached me at registration and asked if I would be interested in joining the crew team. So rowing found me! The thought of learning a new sport was intriguing but intimidating. I did not act on his suggestion and regretted it.
For rowers at colleges or masters clubs who place a huge emphasis on sweep rowing, sculling might be seen as a foreign activity or one that you only practice when you are otherwise unable to row in bigger boats. Why would I want to be alone in a boat? Isn’t this a team sport? What if I flip? While these are all valid questions not
Why would anyone pay $35 and drive 4 hours to/from Boston in order to do a 2k race? Well, I decided to find out! After hearing so much from everyone about this great race, I finally got my chance to try it on Sunday, Feb 25th. This year’s race was a little subdued compared to prior races (or so I heard) as the World Qualifications
Written By: John Greaser Tired of looking in the rear view mirror of your life? If so, become a different you and take up rowing. Have you ever asked yourself the question, why do people row (scull, crew); or more specifically, why out of all the possible movement disciplines consider rowing as an option. I posed that question to myself 20 years ago and haven't regretted