Tuesday, June 30, 2015

#HoosGoingToHenley, Part Three: Virginia Cavaliers Prepare for the Temple Challenge Cup

Not long now! Catching up with the Hoos on the eve of Henley Royal Regatta

What follows is the third installment of our #HoosGoingToHenley series, thanks to Forrest Brown of Virginia, as he and the Cavaliers gear up for the first day of racing at Henley Royal Regatta.

Video Of The Week: Kent School Boat Club Gears up for Henley 2015

Kent School Boat Club at Dorney Lake (Photo courtesy of KSBC)

This week's featured video comes to us thanks to Sam Haack of Kent School Boat Club, as KSBC prepares to take on the competition in the Temple Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta, starting tomorrow!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

#HoosGoingToHenley, Part Two: Virginia Takes on the Swiss Club National Champions

#HoosGoingToHenley, Part Two: Dude, where are our oars?

While Henley is still a week away, it's time for the second installment of the #HoosGoingToHenley series, with Forrest Brown.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Double-Feature Video Of The Week: Oxford Brookes, Leander Ready for Henley

This week's double-feature comes to us from England, where Oxford Brookes is looking to put the finishing touches on a stellar season, while Leander is aiming to defend home water at Henley Royal Regatta.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

New Dynasties Emerging at 2015 USRowing Youth Nationals?

Last strokes of the men's varsity eight final at USRowing Youth Nationals, 2015 (Photo: J. Price)

It was another Year of the Dynasty in college rowing in 2015, but this year’s running of USRowing Youth Nationals saw new champions crowned.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Mahe Drysdale, Sinkovic Brothers Winning Rowing Twitter Today

Results from H1 of the M2x (via @SinkovicBros)

The second World Rowing Cup of the season is underway in Varese, Italy, and there are a couple international athletes who are winning both on and off the water. After the racing today, which saw both Mahe Drysdale and the Sinkovic Brothers progress to the A/B semifinals, three of the world's best scullers took to Twitter, with Drysdale challenging Martin and Valent Sinkovic to come race in the single. And the results? Fantastic.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

#HoosGoingToHenley, Part One: Forrest Brown of Virginia on Henley Training at Home in Charlottesville

RR series: #HoosGoingToHenley, Part One

As longtime readers of RowingRelated will remember, we have twice connected with athletes and crews heading over to Henley Royal Regatta in the past. This year, we're doing it again.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Video Of The Week: Norcal Men's Lightweight Eight Wins Youth Nationals

Coxswain's view of the Norcal men's lightweight eight (Screen capture)

This year's running of USRowing Youth Nationals is in the books, and while the college rowing championships saw repeat champions in most cases (and the return of the Stanford Lightweight dynasty in others), the racing in Sarasota featured a bevy of new crews crowned.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Meet the U.S. Men's Eight, Headed to World Rowing Cup II in Varese

Matt Miller (right) training with the U.S. men's eight (Screen capture)

World Rowing Cup II is just around the corner, and the U.S. men's eight is gearing up to head over to Europe for their first international competition of this pre-Olympic year. And, thanks to the work of Mike Gennaro and Matt Miller, we've got an inside (read: banter-laden) look at just who these guys are donning the red, white, and blue in the big boat this season.

Friday, June 12, 2015

2015 USRowing Youth Nationals in Full Swing at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota

Newport Aquatic Center blades at Nathan Benderson Park (Photo: A. Mihaylo)
Nathan Benderson Park may be getting more than its fair share of rain lately (can you send some out to California, please?), but that's not going to slow down the fastest juniors in the U.S. this weekend at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Video Of The Week: Yale Bests Harvard in 150th Regatta

This past weekend marked the renewal of the oldest rivalry in U.S. intercollegiate athletics, the annual grudge match on the water between Harvard and Yale.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The NCAA Rowing Championships, 2015: RR Recap and Review

And they're off! (Photo: M. Davis)
The 2015 NCAA Championships were arguably the most exciting to date, and featured a Division I finale that pitted the defending champs against an undefeated crew. Meanwhile, both Division II and Division III crowned new champions, while newcomers also made a lasting impression. Let's take a closer look.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The 2015 IRA National Championship Regatta: RR Recap and Review

The view from Conibear Shellhouse (Photo: B. Kitch)

In large part, the 2015 IRA confirmed our suspicions. That is to say, when all was said and done, our preseason picks didn't look all that bad. But how they got there is a whole different story.

Video Of The Week: Reflecting on the 2015 Racing Season, with UCSB Crew

The UCSB Crew boathouse (Screen capture)
This week's video comes to us from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where the 2014-2015 Gaucho men's and women's crews had one of the most successful spring seasons in the history of the program.