Monday, November 30, 2015

Rowing Video Of The Week: Inside a Training Session with Yale Crew

Yale launching for the Champ Eight at the 2015 Head Of The Charles (Photo: B. Kitch)

This week's video offers an inside look at a training session with Steve Gladstone in the launch, as Yale goes through exercises and then some rate-building work in the fall of 2013. If you haven't seen it before, it's a fine example of technical rowing as Gladstone puts the crew through their paces; if you have seen it before, it's well worth a second look.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Setting a New Standard: International Rowers Lighting It Up On Land In 2015

It's that time of year again (Photo by Eigenberg Fotografie/Flickr)

Given that we cover a water sport, it has been an impressive year on dry land.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Controversy at Conibear Shellhouse? Possible Parting of Ways for Ernst, Huskies (UPDATES)

Launching from the docks at Conibear (Photo: B. Kitch)

There are rumors emerging from Seattle that longtime Washington coach Bob Ernst may be parting ways with the Huskies.

[Updated December 3, 9:00pm PST below]

Rowing Video Of The Week: Great Britain's Grand Challenge

Germany races Great Britain for the Grand Challenge Cup (Screen capture)

This week's video comes to us from the banks of the Thames River, and looks back at the final of the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta last July.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Oxford University Boat Club Erg Record Faster Than World Indoor Rowing Record?

C2 monitor from OUBC test, via @OUBCsquad (Screen capture)

The answer, it would appear, is yes. (And we should have seen this coming.)

Monday, November 16, 2015

Video Of The Week: The Power of Resilience

From "Ever to Excel: The Power of Resilience" (Screen capture)

This week's featured video comes to us from Boston College, and offers a reflection on the power and importance of resilience, in every aspect of our lives.

Friday, November 13, 2015

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month: Here's How the Rowing World Saluted Veterans in 2015

The Huskies ran through the Cascade Curtain on Wednesday (Photo courtesy Washington Husky Crew)

Across the U.S., Canada, and the world, rowers saluted veterans with photos, articles, and remembrances on Wednesday.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Rowing Video Of The Week: Northern Lights

The Canadian lightweight men's four, training video (Screen capture)

This week's featured video comes to us from the Canadian national team, and offers two minutes of pure rowing zen.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Row2Syria: How One Group of Rowers in Germany is Making a Difference for Syrian Refugees


The issues facing refugees across Europe are staggering. Political unrest and war have driven hundreds of thousands from their homes, seeking safety for themselves and for their families. That's why this small group of student rowers at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany is trying to make a big difference.

Monday, November 2, 2015

NCAA, IRA, and ACRA College Rowing Power Rankings, Fall 2015


The fall racing season is winding down in 2015, and we're drawing ever closer to winter training. So, what better time than now to reflect on the fall's best performances, and take a closer look at some of the top teams heading into the 'long, dark tea-time of the soul?' Here are the top men's and women's crews at the college level, according to our power rankings.